Peste des Petits Ruminants Pan-African Programme ( )
AU-IBAR, under the auspices of the Global Framework for the Progressive Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases (GT-TADs), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is implementing the the 2nd phase of the Pan-African Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Control and Eradication Programme (2022-2026). The development of the Programme escalated on December 6-10, 2021 in Naivasha, Kenya, when stakeholders met under the umbrella of GF-TADs Africa to draft a program and concept note. The Project was launched on 17th March, 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.
2022 - 2026
Enhancing sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture development in Africa: A programme for accelerated reform of the sector ( FishGov 2)
Enhancing sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture development in Africa (FishGov 2) Project provides accelerated reform to the sector. FishGov 2 is a follow-up of the First phase of the Fisheries Governance Project (FishGov 1) that was implemented between 2014 and 2018. FishGov 2 is being supported by the European Union.
Strategic Action Areas
Taking into account lessons learned from FishGov 1 and contextual changes, this Action addresses three strategic issues where collaboration with African Union institutions provide additional value and complements the European Union’s Action at regional and national levels.
2021 - 2025
Conserving Aquatic Biodiversity in African Blue Economy ( )
The African Union - InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), with funding support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), is implementing a project on “Conserving Aquatic Biodiversity in African Blue Economy’, for three years (October 2021 - 2024).
The Project ‘Conserving Aquatic Biodiversity in the Context of The Africa Blue Economy’ sets out an agenda for action to “Enhance institutional capacity of African Union Member States and Regional Economic Communities on the utilization, conservation and protection of aquatic biodiversity in the context of the Africa Blue Economy Strategy.”
2021 - 2024
Support to Implementation of Africa Blue Economy Strategy ( )
The Kingdom of Norway is a maritime nation and has built up wide-ranging know-how and support for Africa on the blue economy. The African Union has identified blue ocean economy development as a priority goal towards achieving the aspiration of 'A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development within the context of the Africa Union Agenda 2063.
The Kingdom of Norway supported AU-IBAR in developing the Africa Blue Economy Strategy in 2019. To ensure the implementation of the African Blue Economy Strategy, AU-IBAR is currently working closely with the Regional Economic Communities to support the formulation of regional blue economy strategies, with funding from the Kingdom of Norway. The Kingdom of Norway has also been instrumental in providing support on research associated with Blue Growth in Africa.
2019 - 2023
Sustainable Development of Livestock for Livelihoods in Africa ( Live2Africa)
The Live2Africa Programme is an innovative initiative funded by the European Union and implemented by AU-IBAR. The project started in 2017-2021; and was granted a No-Cost Extension to 2023.
The overall objective of the Project is "To support transformation of the African livestock sector for enhanced contribution to environmentally sustainable, climate resilient, socio-economic development and equitable growth".
The programme’s Specific Objective is "The systemic capacity of continental, regional and national Livestock Sector stakeholders for the economically, environmentally and socially sustainable transformation of the livestock sector is strengthened".
2017 - 2021