“One of the main objectives assigned to NEPAD as the implementing and coordinating agency of the African Union is to contribute to lifting 400 million African people out of poverty…” says NEPAD’s Mayaki
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“One of the main objectives assigned to NEPAD as the implementing and coordinating agency of the African Union is to contribute to lifting 400 million African people out of poverty…” says NEPAD’s Mayaki

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NEPAD needs You!
To find more about how you can support Africa’s development agenda visit our Careers Page on http://www.nepad.org/nepad/nepad-career
NEPAD CAREERS
Job Title:        Programme Officer – Fisheries
Duty Station: Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gaborone, Botswana
Supervisor:    Senior Programme Manager (SADC) and Senior Fisheries Advisor, NPCA
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)Member States for the post of Programme Officer.
Under the co-supervision of the Senior Programme Manager (SADC) and Senior Fisheries Advisor (NEPAD Agency) or their delegates, theProgramme Officer willprovide technical guidance on the implementation of SADC Protocol on Fisheries, and on the development of strategies, programmes and projects for sustainable utilization and management of Fisheries resources in the region, as reflected in the Protocol on Fisheries (RISDP) and the NEPAD Action Plan for the Development of African Fisheries and Aquaculture. 
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 12 December 2011 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 1234
Halfway House
Midrand, 1685
Email: hr@nepad.org; musam@nepad.org;
Please note, should you not hear from us within six (6) weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.
Click here to download the English version of the announcement,
Click here for the French version.
Click here for the Portuguese version.
And here for the Arabic version.

NEPAD needs You!

To find more about how you can support Africa’s development agenda visit our Careers Page on http://www.nepad.org/nepad/nepad-career

NEPAD CAREERS

Job Title:        Programme Officer – Fisheries

Duty Station: Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Gaborone, Botswana

Supervisor:    Senior Programme Manager (SADC) and Senior Fisheries Advisor, NPCA

NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)Member States for the post of Programme Officer.

Under the co-supervision of the Senior Programme Manager (SADC) and Senior Fisheries Advisor (NEPAD Agency) or their delegates, theProgramme Officer willprovide technical guidance on the implementation of SADC Protocol on Fisheries, and on the development of strategies, programmes and projects for sustainable utilization and management of Fisheries resources in the region, as reflected in the Protocol on Fisheries (RISDP) and the NEPAD Action Plan for the Development of African Fisheries and Aquaculture. 

Applications must be received not later than Monday, 12 December 2011 and should be addressed to:

Head of Human Resources

NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency

P O Box 1234

Halfway House

Midrand, 1685

Email: hr@nepad.orgmusam@nepad.org;

Please note, should you not hear from us within six (6) weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Click here to download the English version of the announcement,

Click here for the French version.

Click here for the Portuguese version.

And here for the Arabic version.

afrographique
afrographique:

A detailed infographic depicting which side of the road Africans drive on.

afrographique:

A detailed infographic depicting which side of the road Africans drive on.

World Economic Forum on Africa Poised for Take Off

28 April 2011 Richard Elliott, Communications, Tel.: +41 (0)22 869 1292, richard.elliott@weforum.org

  • Prominent African and global leaders to take part in the 21st World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, next week
  • South Africa’s President Jacob G. Zuma to host the meeting, which will feature more than 900 participants from over 60 countries – a record for the World Economic Forum on Africa 
  • For more on the meeting, visit: http://www.weforum.org/africa2011 

Geneva, Switzerland – The World Economic Forum announced today at a virtual press conference that more than 900 participants from 60 countries will participate in the 21st World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, from 4 to 6 May 2011. Jacob G. Zuma, President of South Africa, will host the meeting, where participants will gather to deliberate under the theme From Vision to Action, Africa’s Next Chapter.

“Africa is poised for take off,” said Katherine Tweedie, Director, Head of Africa, World Economic Forum. “Sub-Saharan Africa is already one of the top performing regions in the world. The region came through the economic crisis with resilience and the international community is interested in its growth opportunities. The World Economic Forum on Africa will be an opportunity for key leaders from the region and beyond to discuss how this growing confidence in Africa’s potential can be translated into action and results.”

The World Economic Forum on Africa offers an opportunity for business, government and civil society to explore opportunities and risks facing the continent at this important juncture. The meeting has three thematic pillars:Shaping Africa’s Role in the New RealityFostering Africa’s New Champions of Growth; and Building Partnerships for Inclusive Development.

The launch of The Africa Competitiveness Report on the morning of 4 May ahead of the official opening of the meeting will provide valuable insight for the discussions.

The meeting will begin with a highly interactive brainstorming session designed to engage the Forum’s Africa community and kick-start the debate. A collaborative exercise will examine the region’s position in the new reality and identify opportunities to unleash, accelerate and sustain its transition to inclusive, investment-driven growth.

Heads of state/government from Africa who have confirmed their participation include Faure Gnassingbé, President of Togo; Armando Emilio Guebuza, President of Mozambique; Jakaya M. Kikwete, President of Tanzania; Raila Amolo Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya; Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon; Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe; and Jacob G. Zuma, President of South Africa.

Other top regional and international leaders who will participate include Kofi Annan, Secretary-General, United Nations (1997-2006); Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia;Obiageli Katryn Ezekwesili, Vice-President, Africa Region, World Bank, Washington DC; Donald Kaberuka, President of African Development Bank (ADB), Tunis; Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; and Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India.

The Co-Chairs of the meeting who will help shape the agenda are:

  • Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of the Board, Nestlé, Switzerland; Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum; Global Agenda Council on Water Security
  • Timothy Flynn, Chairman, KPMG International, USA
  • P. Mpho Makwana, Chairman, Eskom Holdings, South Africa
  • Linah K. Mohohlo, Governor of the Bank of Botswana; Regional Agenda Council on Africa
  • Rajiv J. Shah, Administrator, USAID - US Government Agency for International Development, USA; Young Global Leader
  • Jubril Adewale Tinubu, Group Chief Executive, Oando, Nigeria; Young Global Leader

Notes to Editors

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