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									Role of NEPAD-CAADP in
increasing investment in
       agriculture




       NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
          Agriculture Engine of Growth in Africa

  DEVELOPMENT        % OF PEOPLE LIVING   % REDUCTION IN NUMBER OF POOR IN
  REGION             IN POVERTY           RELATION TO A 1% INCREASE IN CROP
                                          YIELD
  EAST ASIA                  15                           0.48
  SOUTH ASIA                 40                           0.48
  AFRICA                     46                          0.72
  LATIN                      16                           0.10
  AMERICA



A 1% increase in staple crop yield can lift 2 million people out of poverty in
Africa (Thirtle et al. 2003)
    NEPAD Agency’s Advocacy Roles
• A CAADP framework - 4 pillars
  – University of Zambia and CILSS, supported by the
    TerrAfrica Partnership, jointly coordinated development
    of the Pillar 1 Framework
  – Conference of Ministers of Agriculture in West and
    Central Africa (CMA/WCA) on the Pillar II framework;
  – University of KwaZulu Natal and CILSS on Pillar III
    framework;
  – FARA on the Pillar IV Framework.
• RECs & SROs mobilized in support of Regional
  Investment Plans in Agriculture
                    NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
     Advocacy Roles – pillar lead institutions
• Provide technical assistance to countries to help them
  for successful incorporation of pillar frameworks into
  agric investment plans
• develop clear mechanisms with which to understand
  and respond to country information-knowledge needs
  in CAADP implementation
• Identify and develop practical and systemic
  arrangements to nurture and sustain capacity and
  expertise based on and linked to existing Knowledge
  Centres

                     NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
Advocacy Roles – implement policy
• NEPAD Agency has been advocating for full
  implementation of Maputo Declaration
    – Increased public expenditure (10% of budget)
•   Involvement of private investors
•   Coordination in Development Partners’ actions
•   Greater involvement of the Civil Society
•   CAADP Compacts signed in 20 of SSA countries

                   NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
    Link to COMPACT status http://www.nepad-caadp.net/library-country-status-
                                   updates.php

•    Ethiopia                            •     Cape Verde
•    Rwanda                              •     Burkina Faso
•    Liberia                             •     Benin
•    Sierra Leone                        •     Senegal
•    Ghana                               •     Gambia
•    Mali                                •     Cote d'Ivoire
                                         •     Uganda
•    Niger
                                         •     Swaziland
•    Togo
                                         •     Malawi
•    Burundi
                                         •     Tanzania
•    Nigeria                             •     ECOWAP Regional Compact

                             NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
  NEPAD’s Strategic Alliance with AGRA
• 4 ‘pilot’ countries with investment plans linked to
  NEPAD’s CAADP:
  – Tanzania – CAADP Compact signed July 2010
  – Ghana – CAADP Compact signed Oct. 2009
  – Mali - CAADP Compact signed Oct. 2009
  – Mozambique – CAADP Compact in process




                  NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
  Countries’ Compact Investments Plans
• Founded on evidence-based analysis; inclusive consultations
  which identified national priorities, intervention areas to serve
  as growth options
• Enabling the countries determine own priorities via an
  inclusiveness process
• Providing for innovative home-grown solutions – countries in
  charge of own development
• Linked to in-depth, objective scrutiny of best implementation
  arrangements with associated institutional capacity, policy
  environment as well as technical competencies and capacity



                        NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
Ghana’s CAADP Compact Investment Plan 2009 - 2015
    Priority Investment Areas for Ghana’s Medium Term               Total Budget (US$)
       Agriculture Sector Investment Plan (METASIP)                     (2009-2015)

 Food Security and Emergency Preparedness                             2,374,300,000
 Promoting commodity development                                         414,600,000
 Increased competitiveness markets integration                            96,900,000
 Sustainable management of land and water                                 24,700,000
 Science & technology applied in food and agriculture                     92,200,000

 Enhanced institutional coordination                                     106,700,000
 Totals                                                               3,109,400,000
                           NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
 Investment Plans - Advance Africa’s Bread Basket
                     Strategy
• Marshalling resources in areas of Africa ripe for agricultural growth,
  and doing so in ways that benefit smallholder farmers
• Rapidly improving farmers' access to good seeds, fertilizers, and
  soil and water management in high potential areas
• Strengthening agro-dealer networks and farmer organizations to
  increase access to affordable quality seeds and fertilizers
• Improving farmers' knowledge of integrated soil fertility
  management;
• Strengthening farmers' opportunities to add value via agro-
  processing and access to affordable financing from commercial
  banks


                        NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
     NEPAD/CAADP Trust Funds
• Trust Funds managed by the World Bank
  created
  – CAADP/World Bank Trust Funds for NEPAD-wide
    activities
  – FARA/World Bank Trust Fund
  – ASARECA/World Bank Trust Fund
  – CORAF/WECARD/World Bank Trust Fund
• NEPAD is endorsing CG-mega programs

                NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
World Bank Supported Agricultural Productivity
                Programs
Technology generation
• WAAPP – West Africa Agricultural Productivity
  Program
• EAAPP – East Africa Agricultural Productivity
  Program
• CAAPP – Central Africa Agricultural Productivity
  Program


                NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
                         Challenges
• Develop innovative financing which guides public financing
   – leverage and rally private investments
• Provide appropriate incentives
   – infrastructure, insurance, tax breaks …
• Deploy development aid flow to stimulate private financing
• Reduce fragmented nature of markets in Africa
   – increase international trading prospectives
• Accelerate realization of regional integration policies
• Increase donor assistance in agric and related areas
   – honor pledged assistance – Gleneagles
• Climate change issue
                         NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
                     Summary
• Advocacy roles towards development partners; and
  to African Heads of states
• Mobilization of Partners for CAADP Compact
• SROs roles and Roles with RECs in the
  implementation of CAADP; of Continental
  organizations such as FARA, CILSS, CMAOAC, Kwazulu
  Nathau, etc.
• Strategic alliances with private foundations
  initiatives – AGRA
• Trust-funds; and Creation of Productivity Programs

                  NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
  Thank you




NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency

								
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