The Africa Food and Nutrition Security Day was endorsed by the African Heads of State and Governments during the 15th AU Summit held in Kampala, Uganda. This say is to be commemorated annually by all member states on 30th October.
The African Union Flag is today, 17 October 2011, flying at half mast at its Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, following the untimely death of Mrs. Elizabeth Tankeu, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry, who passed away.
Trade Negotiations Insights features an interview with Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, CEO of the NEPAD. He explains what is being done – and how it is being done - in the context of the NEPAD to promote regional integration and agriculture.
Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, secrétaire exécutif de l’Agence de planification et
de coordination du Nouveau partenariat pour le développement de
l’Afrique (Nepad), rappelle des vérités souvent ignorées. L’Afrique s’aide
beaucoup plus qu’elle n’est aidée.