G8 Sea Island Ending The Cycle Of Famine In The Horn Of Africa, Raising Agricultural Productivity, And Promoting Rural Development In Food Insecure Countries: Action Plan

Sectors : Agricultural investment and production, Investment, Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance, Food security
Organisation : G8
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Commitments in: Private Sector development and financial services for the poor - Investment

“... Acting individually and collectively, G8 members will:...

...• Work with the AU, NEPAD, regional economic organizations, business groups, and relevant international institutions to review and improve the investment environment in Africa and promote private sector links and development.”

Regional Africa/International

Commitments in: Agriculture - Agricultural investment and production

“...• We will unleash the power of markets through cash-for-work and cash-for-relief programs and working with business associations and cooperatives to expand private participation in market development. Our aid agencies will work with the World Bank and the Government of Ethiopia to complete an Action Plan for improving market and trade infrastructure by June 2005. This plan should include trade information systems, building private sector trade capacity, and access to micro-finance and rural credit.”

Regional Africa/International