Sustained, inclusive and equitable economic growth is fundamental to achieving the Millennium Development Goals and the socioeconomic objectives of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD).
Echoing the dismay recently expressed by Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma about the state of the African Union’s (AU’s) finances, Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, NEPAD CEO said he was disappointed that 80% of NEPAD’s programmes were funded by external partners.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has commended the contribution of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, to the High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, also known as S4ALL.
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development, NEPAD Agency and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo recently held a joint lecture on Development Effectiveness at the Protestant University in the capital Kinshasa.
The most recent UNICEF statistics indicate that 54 million children under five years of age in Sub-Saharan Africa, are suffering from chronic malnutrition and that 20 percent of those in that age group weigh too little for their age
Nutrition and policy experts from the NEPAD Agency, have joined the African Union AU and other partners to commemorate the third Africa Day For Food and Nutrion Security Day, in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa.