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Swaziland signs CAADP compact

March 8, 2010

Swaziland became the fourth COMESA country to hold its Roundtable and sign a national CAADP compact. The signing ceremony took place on 4th March 2010 at the Convention Center in Ezulwini Swaziland after the CAADP Roundtable meeting held on 3rd March.

COMESA Assistant Secretary General Mr Stephen Karangizi, World Food Programme Deputy Executive Director Ms Sheila Sisulu, African Union Commission Director for Rural Economy and Agriculture Dr Akinbamijo Yemi, UN Resident Co-ordinator in Swaziland Mr Timothy Bandora joined the Prime Minister Dr Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, Ministers of Agriculture, Finance and Economic Planning to sign the CAADP Compact. Other signatories to the Compact included representatives of the civil society, private sector, farmers’ union and development partners.

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