5th CADDP Partnership Platform meeting, Communique, Abuja, Nigeria, 9-10 November 2009

Sectors : Agricultural investment and production, Transparency and accountability, Food security, Science, research and technology general, International partnerships and support for Pan-African institutions, Climate change - general
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2009
Level: 
Ministerial

Commitments in: Governance - Transparency and accountability

“31. Having reached a common understanding on the principles of Mutual Accountability Framework (MAF), the meeting called on the MAF Task Team to develop the Framework for review and endorsement by the next PP. As part of the framework, the meeting specifically called for an inventory of commitments made by the African Union and related institutions (RECs, Member States, and Pillar Institutions etc); Development Partners and the International Community on CAADP by the next PP.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

“34. Noting the call by the G-20 for the establishment, at the World Bank, of a Global Financing Mechanism for Food Security (Multi Donor Trust Fund), the meeting called for its proper alignment to CAADP’s framework, structures, tools and streamlined procedures to ensure steady disbursement of funds to support the implementation of country compacts and investment plans. The meeting also called for the broadening of the CAADP Peer Review Mechanism and M&E system to monitor and report on the commitments and the use of the funds at country level in a transparent manner.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

Commitments in: Technology - Science, research and technology general

“29. The meeting called on the AUC to develop a detailed action plan by the next PP for the establishment within 3-5 years of Regional Policy and Knowledge Systems Platforms/entities to host and better coordinate current and future knowledge support activities under CAADP.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

Commitments in: Development partnerships - International partnerships and support for Pan-African institutions

“19. The meeting called on AUC-NEPAD to develop and implement a detailed roadmap and action plan for 2010 on post-compact support to countries and RECs, including a systematic and coherent coordination framework.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

“21. The meeting called for a combined effort by AUC-NEPAD and Development Partners to advance the implementation of the Guidelines for Donor Support to CAADP Process at a Country- Level. ...The meeting further encouraged Development Partners to review and report on the application of the guidelines as part of the mutual accountability reporting. The meeting also invited other DPs to endorse officially the use of the Guidelines by signing on the Joint Statement that 12 DPs and AUC signed at the PP.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

 “26. To facilitate better coordination and link ReSAKSS more systematically to CAADP, the meeting called for the establishment of a ReSAKSS Steering Committee at continental level by AUC, working with NEPAD Secretariat, before the next CAADP PP.

27. The meeting called for the establishment of a Peer Review Unit, with sufficient autonomy, to work with ReSAKSS and the national SAKSS nodes to lead the preparation of independent progress reports for the PP, APF, APRM and other continental and global fora.”
 

Scope: 
Regional Africa

Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“20. The meeting called upon AU Member States to accelerate progress towards fulfilling their commitments to increase budget allocation to the agricultural sector to at least 10 percent.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

“23. In the spirit of the inclusiveness of the CAADP process, AUC and the NEPAD Secretariat are called upon to devise and strengthen mechanisms to support the engagement of farmers’ organizations, private sector associations, NGOs, and other civil society organizations with the CAADP agenda.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa

Commitments in: Climate Change - Climate change - general

“36. The meeting called upon the AUC to finalise and validate the current draft Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Framework by the next PP.”

Scope: 
Regional Africa