The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is having a positive impact in countries that have implemented its recommendations, according to the 2015 Annual Trends and Outlook Report (ATOR) released today. The report outlines how agriculture and food systems can improve food security and improve the health and productivity in Africa.
- CAADP is having positive effects toward greater food security in countries that have implemented the CAADP process.
- Besides the need to continue the progress towards eliminating hunger and undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and overweight and obesity must also be addressed.
- Africa’s food systems must become nutrition sensitive to create a nutrition revolution.
- Evidence and human capacity is needed to inform policies and programs to stimulate and sustain food systems that promote health and productivity.