An Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa.

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Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE)

Commissioner

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, from Angola, was elected as the new commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. Mrs Sacko was the special adviser to the Minister of agriculture, assigned with the responsibility of advising on issues related to international cooperation both bilateral and multilateral.

Structure

The Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture leads the efforts to promote sustainable environmental management and agricultural development.

Coordinates the implementation of AU decisions related to agricultural transformation in Africa.

DREA’s work on environment and natural resources

Rural Economy

Coordinating rural development initiatives that contribute to sustainable livelihoods.

Activities

Red Cross report calls for immediate action to protect communities in Africa
March 18, 2021

Addis/Nairobi, 17 March 2021 – Guided by the findings of its World Disasters Report

March 15, 2021

The swearing-in ceremony took place under the auspices of the newly elected Chairperson, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat and Deputy Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa of the African Union Commission (AUC)