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CAADP working group leaders special meeting

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- MEDIA ADVISORY

Special meeting of the Agriculture Development Working Group Leaders and Managers of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) National Agriculture Investment Plans ( NAIPs), on Country Post-Compact and Investment Plans Implementation

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA

When: Tuesday, 11 February 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

Where: African Union Commission Conference Centre- Medium Conference Hall

Who: African Union Commission and NEPAD Agency

Objectives: Share NAIP implementation progress and challenges and identify lessons learned;

• Discuss and identify lessons from efforts to coordinate and align donor assistance to specific components of NAIPs;

• Review and discuss the 2014 areas of focus and work streams/thematic areas being proposed to sustain momentum and sharpen focus on implementation efforts;

• Review and discuss areas of focus to accelerate the impact of NAIPs and investments on poverty and hunger reduction.

Participants: Senior government representatives, representatives from the RECs, and country and headquarter donor representatives.

The Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture, H.E Ato Tefera Deribew, will make the official opening remarks for the meeting.

Journalists are invited to cover the official opening ceremony on Tuesday February 11, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. The working agenda is attached.