G8 Kananaskis Africa Action Plan

Sectors : Gender and social development, Political governance, Agricultural investment and production, Gender and economic opportunity, Primary and basic education
Organisation : G8
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Commitments in: Governance - Political governance

“II. Strengthening Institutions and Governance

...we commit to...
...2.5 Supporting African efforts to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women – including by:

• Supporting African efforts to achieve equal participation of African women in all aspects of the NEPAD process and in fulfilling the NEPAD objectives; and,

• Supporting the application of gender main-streaming in all policies and programmes.”


Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“VII. Increasing Agricultural Productivity

...In support of the NEPAD’s growth and sustainable development initiatives on agriculture, we commit to...

...• Working with African countries to promote property and resource rights;

• Supporting the main-streaming of gender issues into all agricultural and related policy together with targeted measures to ensure the rights of women for equal access to technology, technical support, land rights and credits;”


Commitments in: Education - Primary and basic education

“V. Expanding Knowledge: Improving and Promoting Education and Expanding Digital Opportunities

...we commit to...
...5.2 Supporting efforts to ensure equal access to education by women and girls – including by:

• Providing scholarships and other educational support for women and girls; and,

• Supporting African efforts to break down social, cultural and other barriers to equal access by women and girls to educational opportunities.”