Improving the efficiency and output of agriculture is a long-term project that requires not only major improvements in seeds and livestock and the way land is managed, but also reform of attitudes, institutions and policy-making.
The UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the ECA, Mr. Janneh called for sustained youth mobilization “to get out the message of sustainable development, as they have the greatest stake in the future sustainability of our planet”.
The choice of the theme of the Summit, “Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development”, is apt because of the worrying truth that Africa’s young people lack adequate preparation and guidance to cope in a rapidly changing world.
The tenth anniversary of the New Partnership for Africa's Development ( NEPAD) was celebrated during the 25th Summit of the HSGOC, on Wednesday, June 29, on the sidelines of the 17th African Union (AU) Summit.
Les journalistes de la presse nationale et internationale sont invités à couvrir le 15e Sommet du Forum des Chefs d'Etat et de Gouvernement des pays participant au MAEP, le 29 juin 2011, à partir de 14 heures.