Extract of Mrs. Estherine Fotabong, the NEPAD Agency Head of Directorate for Programme Implementation and Coordination, participation to the High-Level side event of OECD on “Green Growth and Developing Countries” held at Rio+20 on 22 June 2012

AfRio

more information on OECD work on Green Growth @oecd

An exercise in mutual accountability
Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa: 2011 Interim Report (April 2011)
The Review was prepared jointly by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the OECD at the request of African leaders. 
This is an interim update of the last report published at the MDG Review Summit in September 2010. It is based on information available as at mid-April 2011. A full report will be published later in 2011.
@apf

An exercise in mutual accountability

Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa: 2011 Interim Report (April 2011)

The Review was prepared jointly by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the OECD at the request of African leaders. 

This is an interim update of the last report published at the MDG Review Summit in September 2010. It is based on information available as at mid-April 2011. A full report will be published later in 2011.

@apf

Conference on mobilising investment in infrastructure and agriculture in Africa

2011 NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Conference 26-27 April 2011 - Dakar, Senegal

Hosted by the Government of Senegal, this conference was organised within the framework of the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative.

DAY 1: the Forum, Mobilising investment in infrastructure and agricultureidentified key challenges and conditions for increased investment in sectors that are crucial to reinforcing Africa’s productive capacities. Governmental decision-makers debated with experts and business sector representatives on the means for:

  • strengthening private investment in infrastructure, including by improving the enabling environment in this area
  • boosting the attractiveness of the agricultural sector for foreign and domestic investors
  • better mobilising green investment for growth and job creation
  • enhancing business integrity in Africa
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The Aid for Investment in Infrastructure project was launched during this event. This project analyses the support that development partners bring to improving investment conditions in African infrastructure. 

DAY 2: the Ministerial Meeting brought together top-level African actors key to investment policy reform to explore ways to accelerate existing reforms targeting the improvement of the investment climate in African countries. Discussions highlighted best-practices and successful experiences in reform implementation. They also identified key obstacles to the expansion of reforms - along with the means for tackling them.

Conference documents

Documents will be posted on this conference website as they come available. Please visit regularly for updates.

Session 1: Bridging the investment gap in infrastructure

Session 2: Mobilising more and better investment in agriculture

Session 3.1: Green investment for growth and job creation in Africa

Session 3.3: Promoting Business Integrity

Ministerial Meeting

Further Reading

Also available: Conférence sur la mobilisation d’investissement dans les infrastructures et l’agriculture en Afrique (French) @oecd

Victor Huges, directeur général des infrastructures du Sénégal

Initiative NEPAD – OCDE : les pays africains évaluent leurs politiques d’investissement

Le thème de la rencontre de Dakar porte sur : Accélérer la réforme en Afrique : mobiliser les investissements dans l’agriculture et les infrastructures.

Ce sommet NEPAD - OCDE pour l’investissement en Afrique a pour but de renouveler les engagements politiques avec le développement durable et met notamment l’accent sur l’économie verte dans le contexte de l’éradication de la pauvreté.

L’objectif global est d’encourager les discussions sur les politiques d’investissement, d’insister sur les projets réussis et de partager les expériences spécifiques des différents pays.

L’initiative NEPAD – OCDE pour l’investissement en Afrique vise à soutenir les pays africains dans l’amélioration du climat des affaires grâce à l’identification d’obstacles, l’intensification de la coopération régionale et la mise en œuvre des réformes.

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Conference on mobilising investment in infrastructure and agriculture in Africa 2011 NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Conference within the framework of the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative:
strengthens the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate
raises the profile of Africa as an investment destination while facilitating regional cooperation and highlighting the African perspective in international dialogue on investment policies
26-27 April 2011 - Dakar, Senegal
@oecd

Conference on mobilising investment in infrastructure and agriculture in Africa
2011 NEPAD-OECD Ministerial Conference within the framework of the NEPAD-OECD Africa Investment Initiative:

  • strengthens the capacity of African countries to design and implement reforms that improve their business climate
  • raises the profile of Africa as an investment destination while facilitating regional cooperation and highlighting the African perspective in international dialogue on investment policies

26-27 April 2011 - Dakar, Senegal

@oecd

Le Forum pour le partenariat avec l’Afrique (FPA) a été créé en novembre 2003 à l’occasion du Sommet d’Evian, afin d’élargir le dialogue de haut niveau entre le G8 et le NEPAD en y associant les principaux partenaires bilatéraux et multilatéraux du développement de l’Afrique. Il se réunira deux fois en 2011 : le 21 avril à l’OCDE à Paris, et en octobre dans le pays assurant la présidence de l’Union africaine.