The 10th meeting of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP)’s partnership platform will hold in Durban, South Africa from March 18-22.
The aim is to assess the continent’s agricultural transformation.
According to a statement from African Union on Saturday, “The specific objectives of the meeting include, among others, to share lessons and experiences from the last 10 years of CAADP implementation, to identify priority goals..,”
The statement said the meeting will also tackle “emerging challenges and opportunities and to suggest concrete policy proposals, decisions, or declarations that Ministers and Heads of State and Government should commit to for the next decade”.
Co-organized by the African Union Commission and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the meeting is an annual continental forum, which brings together stakeholders in African agriculture.
CAADP is the agricultural program of NEPAD.
“The outcomes of the meeting will be put to the Joint Conference of African Ministers of Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock and Rural Deve
lopment Ministerial discussions,” the statement said. The meeting will be held on April 28 through May 2 in Addis Ababa.
Press release from African Union (AU) Addis Ababa