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2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat

2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat: 2017 has been a particularly eventful year, with the assumption of duty of a new Commission. I have had the privilege of serving with a diverse group of individuals over the past nine months, and…

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AU welcomes EU External Investment Plan, calls on innovative ways of mobilising resources

The African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid has welcomed the European Commission's External Investment Plan, which aims to improve investment in Africa and the EU neighborhood, in order to promote decent job creation, sustainable development and root out some of the causes of migration. "I welcome…

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AUC and African private sector engage to validate continental agribusiness strategy and framework for Private Sector Apex Body

The main objective of the meeting is to discuss and validate the Continental Agribusiness Strategy and Implementation Plan

The African Union Commission in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency, today opened a technical validation meeting for a Continental Agribusiness Strategy and a framework,   operational structure, and   implementation business plan for a continental African agribusiness apex body. The Apex Body will be one of the implementation modalities for the Agribusiness…

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African Leaders urge to invest more in Agriculture

The panelists discussed ways to transform agriculture in Africa and covered a myriad of topics including technology advancement for farmers, empowering women and youth

H.E. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, yesterday joined Kenyan President H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta and President of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kagame at a presidential panel on transforming African agriculture, during the official opening ceremony of the Alliance for a Green Revolution Forum 2016, in Nairobi, Republic…

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Young African thinkers from all over the continent come together to celebrate International Youth Day at the African Union Headquarters

The two day intense brainstorming and idea-generation that served as a precursor to the Youth Day focused on implementation of Agenda 2063

The Africa Union Commission hosted the International Youth Day celebrations under the theme, “Youth Leading Sustainability towards the Realization of Agenda 2063.” The Celebrations were organised by the Human Resource Science and Technology’s Youth Division in collaboration with Beza International. The celebrations were preceded by a two day Young African…

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African Union Commission and FAO scale up efforts to ending hunger in the Horn of Africa

New development project launched - “Ending Hunger in The Horn of Africa: Moving from Rhetoric to Action”

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have reached a new milestone in the implementation of the  2014 AU Malabo Declaration on Agricultural Growth and Transformation through a new project titled, “Ending Hunger in the Horn of Africa: Moving from Rhetoric to Action.” The objective…

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“Seeds for the Future” - AUC Deputy Chairperson meets Huawei Senior Vice-President in Beijing

An AUC delegation led by the Deputy Chairperson H.E. Erastus Mwencha met with Huawei’s Senior Vice-President Dr. Gong Yuanxing in Beijing to exchange views on methodologies that would further strengthen Africa’s ICT development and industrialization strategy whilst concretising Huawei’s investment within the Continent. In line with the “Seeds for the…

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Medical products Regulatory Capacity development towards the realization of Agenda 2063 and 2030 SDGs

The second meeting of the task team to facilitate the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA), organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), NEPAD Agency and the World Health Organisation (WHO) with the support of the UNDP and World Bank, convened at the African Union Commission Headquarters, in Addis…

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The African Union Commission and the African Minerals Development Center consult the Private Sector on the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Minerals Development Center consulted today the Private Sector on the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) initiative under the theme: “Leveraging the role of Chambers of Mines and Mining Association in the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision”. The objective of the two-day meeting…