The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Regional Service Centre for Africa will hold a training workshop for Member States on Green/Climate Financing on 1st and 2nd August 2019 in Harare, Zimbabwe. This training is being co- hosted by the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe
The African Union Commission in collaboration with the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), held a Validation Workshop for the AU Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Framework to finalise it for submission for approval by the Ministerial Specialised Technical Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment, scheduled to hold in October 2019.
Kenyan Vice President H.E William Ruto has said eliminating 90 percent of import tariffs within Africa is predicted to yield a 52 percent growth in trade. Speaking when he officially opened the 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform (PP) themed, “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation,” H.E Ruto said the move to do so should be informed by a conviction that giving up revenues from tariffs for earnings from trade was an optimal trade off.
Overall, the 2018 Biennial Review indicates that African Union states are not on-track to meet CAADP/Malabo goals by
Final Communique of the 15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP PP) “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation” 11 - 14June 2019 Nairobi, Kenya
Accra, Ghana, March 20th 2019: The Continental Training Workshop of the Malabo Declaration Biennial Review Reporting
Themed, "Enhancing intra-African trade and market access for accelerated agricultural transformation." #15thCAADPPP
15th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform “Enhancing Trade and Market Access for Accelerated Agriculture Transformation”
Theme: “Accelerating the Implementation of the National Agricultural Investment Plans to Achieve the Malabo Goals and
“Accelerating the Implementation of the National Agricultural Investment Plans to Achieve the Malabo Goals and Target
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