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Meeting AU-IBAR/ FAO/ NEPAD
28 to 29 January 2006
 
 
Tuesday, January 31- Wednesday, 1 February 2006
African Union Conference of Ministers of Agriculture
EXPERTS’ MEETING
Day 1: Tuesday, January 31, 2006

 8:00 – 8:30 Registration

8:30 – 9:00 Opening Ceremony

Opening Statement
Ahmadu Babagana, Director, Dept. of Rural Economy and Agriculture

9:00 – 9:30 Election of Bureau and adoption of programme of work

9:30 – 9:45 Status of Food Security in Africa
Edson Mpyisi, Head of Division, Food Security and Agriculture

9:45 – 10:15 Discussions

10:15 – 10:45 Tea/Coffee Break

 10:45 – 11:00 Comprehensive Action Plan for CAADP and Sirte Declaration
Brave Ndisale, Head of Division, Rural Economy and Faustin Mwape

11:00 – 11:15 Progress Report on CAADP Implementation with emphasis on Country Level Activities
Richard Mkandawire, NEPAD Agriculture Advisor

11:15 – 12:00 Discussions

 12:00 – 12:15 Agriculture Expenditure Tracking System (10% Budget)
Edson Mpyisi (AUC) and Faustin Mwape (NEPAD)

12:15 – 12:45 Discussions

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:10 Preparation of the AU/NEPAD African Fertilizer Summit

NEPAD

14:10 – 14:20 Implementation of TerrAfrica Sustainable Land Management Initiative

NEPAD

14:20 – 14:45 Discussion

18:00 – 19:00 Adoption of Expert’s Report

MINISTERS' MEETING
Day 2: Wednesday 1 February 2006

8:30 – 9:30 Registration

9:30 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony

10:00 – 10:30 Election of Bureau

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00 Consideration of Expert’s Report and Recommendations on the Expert’s Meeting in Bamako, Mali

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

16:00 – 17:00 Adoption of Ministers Report

17:00 – 17:30 Closing Ceremony