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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Nigeria / FIFTH CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting to take place in Abuja

7 Nov 2009 03:11 Africa/Lagos

Nigeria / FIFTH CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting to take place in Abuja

ABUJA, November 6, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with the NEPAD Secretariat and ECOWAS Secretariat, will organize the 5th Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP-PP) meeting scheduled for 09-10 November 2009 at the Transcorp Nicon (Hilton) Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria.

The 5th CAADP-PP meeting, which will be hosted by ECOWAS Secretariat, will provide an inclusive platform for peer interaction, review and experience sharing among the core institutions and partners involved in CAADP implementation.

The 5th CAADP-PP is coming at the marking point that a number of countries have shown their commitment of CAADP program implementation by putting the compact agreement. In this regard it is expected to deliberate a key elements and strategies on the joint engagement and coordination so as to ensure the desired, coordinated and timely support appropriate to the country-specific circumstances.

The meeting will also discuss and take important decisions on various components towards CAADP implementation including, amongst others: CAADP Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) Governance arrangement; CAADP Monitoring and Evaluation Framework; Roadmap for the follow-up and implementation of the July 2009 Heads of State and Government Summit decisions; Framework for Regional CAADP implementation and regional compacts, as well as the issue of food security and climate change, which are affecting agricultural performance.

Meanwhile, experts have met for a two-days planning meeting, 5-6 November 2009, ahead of the CADDP-PP meeting, which is scheduled for 9-10 November 2009.

According to the AUC-NEPAD statement at the opening ceremony of CAADP PP Planning Meeting, progress has been made in a number of areas in respect to CAADP process implementation, most importantly a number of countries have signed CAADP compact while many others are lined up. Also progress has been made in rallying the international community including development partners to understand and support CAADP.

The statement also highlighted another significant development in engaging the international community concerning to Global Food Security and supporting Africa's Agriculture through CAADP.

Participants shall include AUC, NEPAD, RECs, Pillar Lead Institutions, development partners, private sector organisations, farmers' organisations, and CSOs.

The establishment of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Partnership Platform (CAADP-PP) was a key recommendation of the 2005 consultative process involving Regional Economic Communities (RECs), national governments, private sector and farmer organisations.

Journalists are invited to cover the event on Monday 09 November 2009 staring from 8:30am, at Hilton Hotel, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Herewith attached please find the provisional programme of the meeting

For further information please contact and

Source: African Union Commission (AUC)

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