The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Secretariat and Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) met on 13 January in Johannesburg, to complete discussions on the establishment of a strategic tripartite partnership. The partnership aims to identify complementary initiatives in the areas of agriculture, science, technology and innovation, youth, regional integration and infrastructure through collaborative research and knowledge exchange.
NEPAD Agency CEO and Interim CEO of the APRM Secretariat Dr Ibrahim Mayaki and MIF Executive Directors, Mr Abdoulie Janneh and Mrs Nathalie Delapalme met to explore areas of collaboration between the three organisations.
In his opening remarks, Dr Mayaki welcomed the establishment of the tripartite partnership as a key mechanism that will enhance the mandate and work of the NEPAD Agency, APRM Secretariat and MIF.
Mr Janneh and Mrs Delapalme expressed their desire to forge a strong partnership with NEPAD and APRM to further enhance good governance and economic development in Africa.