Food and Nutrition Security & Agriculture Value-Chain Development

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Food and Nutrition Security & Agriculture Value-Chain Development

Implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) has over the last decade enabled countries to gain valuable insights and experiences, and in turn generated useful data and information on key transformational issues in agricultural development. These spun the entire breadth of development initiatives, including: planning of the sector – highlighting the multi-sectoral value and the need for evidence-based decision making; considerations in implementation of initiatives – such as the call for systemic capacities and the holistic and integrated nature of development initiatives; and reporting and accountability mechanisms – underpinned by reflection and learning. 

The Twenty-Third ordinary session of the AU Assembly held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea in 2014 recommitted to the CAADP principles and goals and defined a set of targets and goals – referred to as the Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation Goals. The Declaration purposes, in part, to promote shared prosperity and improved livelihoods, including halving...

In Liberia, investment in Agriculture Rice Value Chain is one of the most eff ecti ve ways to end hunger, improve nutriti on, and drive economic growth and development in country. This can only be done if all the key stakeholders work together to address the issue of high quanti ty rice...

En lien avec les Objecti fs de Développement Durable (ODD), notamment les objecti fs 4 et 8 relati fs à la formati on de qualité et l’emploi décent, il devient de plus en plus important pour les gouvernants de s’intéresser à la formati on des jeunes en vue de leur inserti on...

L’agriculture demeure le principal pilier de l’économiedes pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest grâce à sa contributi on majeure à la créati on de richesses, à la fourniture d’emplois et à la sécurité alimentaire et nutriti onnelle des ménages, à l’équilibre de la balance commerciale...

Food and Nutriti on security conti nues to pose a challenge to West African countries taking into considerati on rising populati on growth coupled with dwindling natural resources such as land and the stress posed on water resources by climate change. Vegetable producti on is...

The NEPAD Agency and the Economic Commission for West Africa States (ECOWAS) with the support of CTA and ECDPRM, organised a 3-day knowledge management workshop, with a focus on nutrition security and agriculture development. The workshop, which took place September 26th- 28th...

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