Rural Economy & Agriculture
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.
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
Coordinating rural development initiatives that contribute to sustainable livelihoods.