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The East African Community’s 14th Meeting of the Sectoral Council on Agriculture and Food Security (SCAFS) has ended in Arusha, Tanzania.
The meeting that was chaired by Kenya’s Chief Administrative Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives  Mr. Lawrence Angolo Omuhaka closed on Friday June 25, 2021.
Speaking during the meeting, Mr. Omuhaka, noted the urgent need for the region to implement harmonized policies and to operationalize regional instruments in order to guarantee sustainable agricultural production, trade in commodities and to attain sustainable regional food and nutrition security.

Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

Africa’s policy framework for agricultural transformation, wealth creation, food security and nutrition, economic growth and prosperity for all dubbed the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) was also brought to attention during the meeting.
Mr. Omuhaka while commenting on the policy noted that AU Member States were required to demonstrate their commitment to