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Grow Africa, co-founded in 2011 by the African Union Commission, NEPAD and the World Economic Forum, and now hosted by the AUDA-NEPAD, has emerged as a proven model for public-private sector collaboration at national and continental level.

Sierra Leone is one of the new 15 countries selected for the implementation of the Country Agribusiness Partnership Framework (CAP-F).

“Private sector including farmers are expected to co-finance activities amounting to 46% of the total National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP) budget in Malawi.  With such responsibility resting with private sector partners, we expect to see more of organised engagements and informal meetings

Africa’s Blue Economy Champion, the Seychelles is the latest country to call for the implementation of the Country Agribusiness Partnership Framework (CAP-F). All CAADP countries are encouraged to establish CAP-F as an output of the National Agriculture Investment Plan refresh or appraisal. 

The African Union Commission, the African Union Development Agency-NEPAD and Grow Africa undertook a mission to Botswana in March 2019, to provide technical support to the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Securityin re-introducing the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Prog

“Eswatini is open for business!” That was the resounding message coming from the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini, His Excellence, the Right Honourable Mandvulo Ambrose Dlamini during an event launching Private Sector Engagement in Agriculture Development.

All CAADP countries are encouraged to establish a Country Agribusiness Partnership Framework (CAP-F) as an output of the National Agriculture Investment Plan refresh or appraisal.

Grow Africa and the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) for Africa both operate in the agriculture space.

Grow Africa, in partnership with l’Agence pour le Développement de la Filière Riz (ADERIZ), set up in 2017 an inclusive rice multi-stakeholder platform in Côte d’Ivoire to secure interest and commitment from stakeholders in the rice value chain.

Mr Ibrahim Gourouza-Magagi, Grow Africa’s Chief Operation Officer met with the Managing Director of the SSA John Deere Headquarters, Mr Jacques Taylor who was joined by a visiting delegation of Directors from various offices of John Deere in the United States of America. 

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