THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICA'S DEVELOPMENT (NEPAD)
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is a programme of the African Union (AU) adopted in Lusaka, Zambia in 2001. NEPAD is a radically new intervention, spearheaded by African leaders to pursue new priorities and approaches to the political and socio-economic transformation of Africa.
NEPAD’s objective is to enhance Africa’s growth, development and participation in the global economy. NEPAD is a radically new intervention, spearheaded by African leaders, to address critical challenges facing the continent: poverty, development and Africa’s marginalisation internationally.
NEPAD manages a number of programmes and projects in six theme areas. These themes are: