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Political support and people’s buy-in of capacity development initiatives in domestic resource mobilization is crucial for successful fiscal reforms, which can lead to Africa being able to finance its own development, said Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, the Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) during a panel discussion on Wednesday, 15th July, by the Foundation in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

Government leadership and partnerships with the private sector as well as civil society are crucial for Africa in order to achieve food security underlines a panel co-hosted by the US government’s global food security initiative, Feed the Future, and the African Union Commission (AUC). The panel, held on Wednesday July 14th at the Hilton Addis Abeba, as a side event of the third Finance for Development Conference aimed to highlight how the commission’s Comprehensive Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) set the foundation for enhanced engagement for the governments throughout the continent with the private sector as well as how non-state actors actor advancement of country-led approaches towards food security.