AN OVERVIEW OF NEPAD AGENCY OPERATIONS

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THE NEPAD PLANNING AND COORDINATING AGENCY

MIDRAND


SOUTH

AFRICA

20

APRIL 2012

AN OVERVIEW OF NEPAD AGENCY OPERATIONS

Objectives

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)




Stimulate and support building and strengthening of systems
and capacity for Africa to achieve increased agriculture
productivity (at least 6% Annually) thereby contributing to:


Food and Nutritional Security



Job creation, incomes and Poverty alleviation



Sustainable socio
-
economic growth


Stimulate and guide implementation and achieving results and
impact of CAADP by facilitating expert knowledge
-
info support
to member states and Regional economic communities




Outputs/
Results

Country CAADP implementation process
: (30
country compacts;
23 Investment Plans; 20 Business Meeting; Regional compact
-

ECOWAS)

Investment

Financing
:

GAFSP

financing

-

Togo,

Sierra

Leone,

Rwanda
;

Ethiopia,

Liberia

&

Niger
;

increased

bilateral

commitment

to

agriculture
;

Private

sector

financing



Grow

Africa,

Public

Private

Partnerships
;

Multi
-
Donor

Trust

Fund

to

support

CAADP

process
;


Outputs/
Results

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)


Technical

Knowledge support:

(i)
Expert pools (over 60 African specialists) so far supported
about 30 countries;

(ii)

(ii) Country M&E Nodes and accountability systems in 7
countries in 2011, expand to 11 in 2012


South
-
South Cooperation


China


research & technology development; Joint work
with African Centers



Brazil


Agric
-
climate change; Sustainable Land
-
Water
Management


Programmes


Agric
-
climate change


initial set of 6 countries in 2012;

Relations with AUC

1.
Political

Leadership

and

alignment

to

continental

vision


2.
Advocacy

/lobbying



rally

buy
-
in

&

commitment

to

Africa’s

development

agenda


3.
Facilitating

decisions

on

Policy

Frameworks

and

inform

the

AU

structures

(e
.
g
.

Convening

policy

fora

including

Ministerial

&

AU

Summits

1.
Translation

of

Policy

Frameworks

(i
.
e
.

CAADP)

for

Implementation


2.
Expert

support

(knowledge,

Information
;

analytical

skills)

to

facilitate

reform

in

policies

and

institutions


3.
Broker

technical

&

financing

partnerships

for

Implementation


4.
Knowledge

generation

to

inform

strategic

thinking,

planning

and

technology

development

AUC

Nepad

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

Objectives

Outputs/
Results

International Partnership for African Fisheries

Governance & Trade (PAF)

Support an
emerging political cadre in defining processes that will
strengthen Africa’s capacity to consider, determine and
implement
responsive reforms in fisheries governance and trade,
and to
ensure that African fisheries resources contribute sustainably to
inclusive
growth.





A

Comprehensive

African

Fisheries

Reform

Strategy

(CAFRS)

developed

to

guide

National,

regional

&

international

fishery

policy

reform



Potential

benefits

of

African

fisheries

in

pro
-
poor

economic

and

social

growth

better

understood

and

shared
.




Knowledge

and

experience

of

tools,

systems

and

policy

requirements

to

tackle

illegal

fisheries

production

and

trade

developed



Innovative

and

equitable

approaches

to

investment

and

trade

in

African

fishery

products

explored

and

exchanged





Relations with AUC

1.
Harmonise

fisheries

and

aquaculture

policies

at

continental

level


2.
Convene

Conference

of

African

Ministers

of

Fisheries

&

Aquaculture

(CAMFA)

every

2

years



3.
Fisheries

policy

support

to

African

Member

states

on

International

trade

negotiations


AUC

International Partnership for African Fisheries

Governance & Trade (PAF)

Relations with AUC

1.
Provide

technical

support

to

Member

States

(MS),

Regional

Economic

Communities

(RECs)

and

Regional

Fisheries

Bodies

(RFBs)

in

the

development

and

implementation

of

fisheries

policy

and

governance

reforms



2.
Generate

knowledge

and

technical

evidence

for

policy

and

governance

reform

pathways


3.
Conduct

Think

Tank

Events

to

generate

multi
-
stakeholder

inputs

into

the

policy

pathways

to

be

considered

at

CAMFA


4.
Provide

technical

support

to

AUC

during

the

conduct

of

the

CAMFA


5.
Support

Member

States

in

the

post
-
compact

development

of

National

Fisheries

Investment

Plans

with

the

framework

of

CAADP


Nepad

International Partnership for African Fisheries

Governance & Trade (PAF)

Objectives

Outputs/
Results

Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI)

Use

of

Political

Championing

to

accelerate

the

Implementation

of

Prioritized

Regional

&

Continental

Infrastructure

Projects

in

Africa

Seven

Projects

and

Six

Champions

Selected
.

Projects

at

various

stages

of

implementation
.

Pre
-
feasibility

studies

completed

for

all

projects

and

some

are

ready

for

implementation

in

2013
.

Relations with AUC

AUC

Nepad

Member of the Technical Task
Team for the PICI

Executing Agency, Coordinator and
Secretariat for PICI

Objectives

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

Accelerate

regional

and

continental

integration,

and

lead

toward

the

creation

of

an

African

Economic

Community

by

2028

by

:




Ensuring Energy and Water security for the continent


Enhancing free movement of persons & goods


Increasing access to reliable and affordable ICT networks
& services

Outputs/
Results

PIDA

priority action plan (PAP)


o

US$68
bn

( to be implemented over 8
-
9 years)

o

51 priority projects/programs (approved by the AU
Assembly (Jan. 2012)

o
PIDA Implementation road map


already approved by
PIDA Steering Committee (Feb. 2012)

o
Funding for
operationalization

of PIDA road map


to be
finalized soon with partners
-
GiZ
,
AfDB
, etc


Relations with AUC


Chairs

PIDA

steering

committee


Policy

formulation

and

advocacy


Political

brokering


Resource

mobilization

AUC responsibility

Nepad responsibility


Member of PIDA steering
committee


Executing agency for the PIDA
PAP


PIDA M&E, and reporting function


Facilitate implementation of PAP
by RECs and their member states


Advocacy for the AU
infrastructure programs

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

African Science Technology and Innovation Indicators
Initiative (ASTII)

Relations with AUC




Political championing through
the African Ministerial
Conference on Science &
Technology (AMCOST)




Linkages with the African
Observatory for Science
Technology and Innovation
(AOSTI)


Reporting on implementation
through AMCOST in line with
the Africa’s Science &
Technology Consolidated Plan of
Action (CPA)



Recommendations on policy
requirements

AUC (
Human

Resources
, Science &
Technology
)

NEPAD

NEPAD
Agency

African

Biosafety

Network of Expertise
(ABNE
)

Build

regulatory

capacity

in

biotechnology

for

enhancing

food

and

nutritional

security

and

socio
-
economic

development

of

the

continent

by
:



Establishing
biosafety

service network in Africa


Providing
biosafety

information resources


Building
regulatory capacity


Creating
awareness and understanding on
biosafety


Building
government support for effective regulatory
systems


Building
an African platform for knowledge
creation,
networking
, partnerships & resource mobilization

Objectives

NEPAD
Agency

African

Biosafety

Network of Expertise
(ABNE)


Host country agreement for Node 1 signed with the
govt. of
Burkina
Faso
-

2010 . Node 2 in Uganda
initiated
.



Dedicated
ABNE website in place, documentation
unit digitized, and news letter, news bulletin
published



800
regulators, policy and decision makers from 16
countries empowered through training workshops,
short courses, internships and study
tours



4 policy
briefs published & distributed annually to
500 regulators, policy and decision makers




Forum
for regulators and scientists held
biennially



Coordination
meeting for
biosafety

service
providers held
annually

Outputs/
Results:

Relations with AUC



Biosafety

policy
issues

1.
Mainstreaming

biosafety

issues


2.
The

African

Strategy

and

Model

Law

on

biosafety

1.
Environmental

Biosafety

2.
Food

Safety

3.
Socioeconomic

Issues

4.
Policy

and

Regulation

5.
Biosafety

Communication

6.
Agric

biotechnology

AUC

NEPAD

NEPAD
Agency

African

Biosafety

Network of Expertise
(ABNE)

Objectives

Outputs/
Results

Eval
-
Health (EU FP7 Consortium Project)



M&E methodology for EU
-
funded health research projects in
developing
countries



Case studies to test, refine and validate
methodology



Methodology adapted to other sectors and funding
partners/schemes in future

To

develop

and

test

a

sound

methodological

approach

to

evaluate

and

monitor

implementation

and

performance

of

EU

funded

interventions

in

developing

countries

in

the

health

sector




Environnent Action Plan


Contribute to sustainable environment management



Improve environmental conditions in Africa and
contribute to economic growth and poverty eradication;



Promote the sustainable use of Africa’s natural
resources and strengthen public and political support to
sub
-
regional and regional environmental initiatives;



Enhance the effective participation of major African
groups and their important contribution to informed
intergovernmental decision
-
making;



Provide a framework for the establishment of a solid
partnership between African countries and with their
bilateral and multilateral partners.



Objectives

Environnent Action Plan



Creation of 5
Sub
-
Regional Environmental Action
Plans (SREAP) for ECCAS, IGAD, AMU, SADC, ECOWAS



National action plans for 5 countries


Policy Briefs (
i.e
: Climate Finance)



Platforms for Consultation and Dialogue



Current

Projects



Congo Basin Convergence Plan on Forests


Genetic Resources (GR) and Non
-
Timber Forest
Products (NTFP)


Africa Wide Human and Resource Capacity Building
Program for Adaptation and Mitigation


Climate for Development in Africa (
ClimDevAfrica
)


Green Wall for the Sahara Initiative


Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

Outputs/
Results:

Relations with AUC

1.
Harmonise

policies

at

continental

level


2.
Convene

Conference

of

African

Ministers

of

Environment


3.
Coordination

of

Policy

support

to

African

Member

states

on

International

negotiations


AUC

Environnent Action Plan

Relations with AUC

1.
Provide

technical

support

to

Member

States

(MS),

Regional

Economic

Communities

(RECs)

in

the

development

and

implementation

of

sustainable

environment

policies

and

governance

reforms



2.
Generate

knowledge

and

technical

evidence

for

policies

and

political

messages


3.
Support

multi
-
stakeholder

platforms

inputs

into

the

policy

pathways


4.
Harmonise

egional

environmental

policies

and

programmes


Nepad

International Partnership for African Fisheries

Governance & Trade (PAF)

Objectives

Outputs/

output
Results

Gender Programme






Output
1 Conduct proper and effective management of the NEPAD/Spanish
Fund for the Empowerment of African
Women


Output 2

Financial resources and programmatic support to African institutions during the
first and second call for applications

Results of 1
st

call (ref attached out[put report
)


Output 3: Alignment
of the NEPAD/Spanish Fund to themes
of the African
Women’s Decade


Output 4: Gender mainstreaming strategy of NPCA priority
progranmes
,
policies and processes aligned with AU gender policy




1
-

T
he NRPAD/Spanish Fund for the Empowerment of African Women aims to
s
upport
actions on gender equality and women’s empowerment, specifically linked
to improving women’s economic, political and social empowerment and full use of
their rights, within the framework of the MDG 3 in sub
-
Saharan African countries.


2
-

NPCA effectively delivers on mandate on gender mainstreaming








Relations with AUC

The Commission to lead in the
Implementation of African Women’s
Decade

NEPAD/Spanish Fund aligned with 8
out of 10 themes of the African
Women Decade
and contribute in
advancing GEWE within the agreed
framework.

AUC

Nepad

The African Woman’s

Decade



Fund for African women




Relations with AUC

Leads
the African Women’s Decade
and the Fund for
African women






-
Align
NEPAD/Spanish fund

with the F und for
African women

-
Provision of financial and technical assistance to
government and non government institutions :

-
46 projects in 26 countries during the

fist call for
plication and 31 projects in 30 countries during
the 2
nd

call for applications

-
Ensure effective participation of AUC as member
of the Steering Committee of the NEPAD/Spanish
Fund

-
Allocating an agreed sum for the AU Women,
Gender and Development Directorate to
implement activities on Theme 3
-

Women’s
Health, Maternal Mortality and HIV/AIDS
considering the fact that the 2
nd

call for proposals
does not cover the issues.

-
Share

lessons learned on the appraisal process
and small grant management system
of

the
NEPAD/Spanish
fund






AUC

Nepad

Gender mainstreaming

Relations with AUC

The AU Gender Policy provides overall
leadership and guidance on Gender
Equality and Women’s Empowerment

AUC responsibility

-

Strengthen
institutional capacity
and accountability for gender
mainstreaming

--

NPCA gender
programmes

aligned
with the AU Gender Policy

-

NPCA Gender management system


-

Advisory services in priority
programmes
:
agriculture,
infrastructure,

environment, Capacity Development
Strategic Framework
programmes

-

Capacity
building of stand senior
management



AUC

Nepad