Main theme for the 18th CAADP PP
This year the CAADP PP is being planned within the context of the African Union Theme for 2022: Strengthening resilience in nutrition and food security on the African continent: Strengthening agro-food systems, health, and social protection systems for the acceleration of human, social and economic capital development.
Sub-theme 1: Upscaling food bio-fortification in Africa with reference to the Declaration on Food Fortification and Bio-Fortification
Technical Lead – HarvestPlus
Sub-theme 2: Promotion of orphan crops and indigenous foods in view of their importance in nutrition security
Technical Lead – FAO,
Sub-theme 3: Home-grown school-feeding programs for improved food nutrition
Technical Lead – WFP
Sub-theme 4: Role of Research, Innovation and Education in nutrition-sensitive agriculture for sustainable agricultural development pathways
Technical Lead – IFPRI, AK2063,
In line with tradition, thematic focus group discussions will be organized along the sub-themes of the PP and run-in parallel sessions to deliver on a set of recommendations translated into actions to advance the CAADP PP theme of the year. A lead presentation will be made to help frame the discussion in each of the groups. Individual groups will be requested to report in the plenary, and policy action-oriented discussions will ensue.