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Title: IMPLEMENTING THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICA


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IMPLEMENTING THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS
DEVELOPMENT NEPAD NOVEMBER 2002 www.nepad.org
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
1. PRIMARY OBJECTIVE
To eradicate poverty To place African
countries, both individually and
collectively on a path of sustainable
growth and development To halt the
marginalisation of Africa in the
globalisation process To accelerate the
empowerment of women.
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2. PRINCIPLES
  • NEPAD is an holistic, comprehensive and
    integrated
  • sustainable development initiative for the
  • economic and social revival of Africa.
  • African ownership and leadership
  • Anchoring the redevelopment of the continent
  • on the resources and resourcefulness
  • of the African people
  • Accelerating and deepening
  • regional and continental
  • economic integration
  • Building the competitive-
  • ness of African countries
  • and the continent
  • A new partnership with
  • the industrialized world.

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3. STRATEGIC FOCUS OF THE PROGRAMME
To reduce the risk profile of doing business
in Africa To create the conditions
conducive for investment, high economic
growth and sustainable development To
increase Africas competitiveness in the world
economy To transform the unequal and
donor/recipient relationship with the
developed countries and multilateral
institutions to a new partnership that is
based on mutual responsibility and respect.
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
4. TOP PRIORITIES
  • 4.1 Establishing the Conditions for Development
  • Peace and security
  • Democracy, political, economic and
  • corporate governance with a focus on
  • public financial management
  • Regional co-operation and integration
  • Capacity building.

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  • 4.2 Priority Sectors
  • Agriculture
  • Human development with a focus on health,
  • education, science and technology and
    skills
  • development
  • Building and improving infrastructure,
    including
  • Information and Communication Technology,
  • Energy, Transport and Water
  • Promoting diversification of production and
  • exports, including promotion of
    agro-industries,
  • manufacturing, mining, mineral
    beneficiation
  • and tourism
  • Accelerating intra-Africa trade and improving
  • access to markets of developed countries.
  • The environment

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  • 4.3 Mobilising Resources
  • Increasing domestic savings and investments
  • Improved management of public revenue
  • and expenditure
  • Increasing capital flows through further
  • debt reduction, increased ODA flows and
  • foreign direct investment
  • Improving Africas share in global trade.

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5. DESIRED OUTCOMES
Africa becomes more effective on
conflict prevention and the establishment
of enduring peace on the continent
Economic and political governance,
democracy and the protection of human
rights become the norm in every African
country Effective poverty eradication and
an accelerated pace of achieving
international development goals
Increased capital flows and investments to
the continent, both domestic and foreign
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
5. DESIRED OUTCOMES (continued)
Increased levels of ODA to the
continent and its effective utilisation
Africa becomes more effective in terms of
policy development on an international
level, ensuring that the continents needs
are taken into account, for instance, in
WTO negotiations Regional integration is
further accelerated and Higher
levels of sustainable economic growth in
Africa are achieved.
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6. PROGRESS TO DATE
Policy Framework document approved by
the OAU Summit of Heads of State and
Government (HSIC) in July 2001 Heads of
State Implementation Committee mandated
by the OAU Summit to manage the further
development of the programme HSIC composed
of three Heads of State and Government
from each of the OAU regions meets for
the first time in October 2001 The
HSIC appoints a Steering Committee and
Secretariat to co-ordinate the prepa-
ration of detailed implementable program-
mes covering a limited number of priorities
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The detailed implementation
programmes covering all the areas
prioritised by the HSIC were prepared with
the support of the OAU Secretariat, The
African Development Bank, the United
Nations Economic Commission for Africa and
the regional economic community
structures. Inputs were sourced also from
the United Nations system, the Bretton
Woods Institutions, the European Union
and the OECD
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After endorsement by the OAU Summit
in July 2001, the promoters of the
programme made a presen- tation to the G8
leaders in Genoa in late July 2001
The G8 responded to the invitation to
build a new partnership with African
leaders by appointing a task team of
personal representatives to prepare a
detailed response to NEPAD The G8 leaders
presented their response to the African
leaders in the form of The G8 African
Action Plan on 27 June 2002 in Kananaskis,
Canada
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7. OUTCOME OF THE AU SUMMIT 2002
Overwhelming endorsement of the NEPAD
programme The Mandate of the HSIC extended
by another year. Strong commitment to
constitutionality, democracy and good
governance HSIC increased by one member per
AU region Member states encouraged
to adopt the Declaration on Democracy,
Political, Economic and Corporate
Governance and accede to African Peer
Review Mechanism.
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
8. CURRENT FOCUS
Operationalising the African Peer Review
Mechanism Further developing Programmes of
Action and specific interventions for -
Market Access, Industrialization, Increasing
Intra-Africa Trade and Diversification of
Exports - Science and Technology, and the
establishment of Regional Centres of
Excellence Coordinating and facilitating
implementation of projects
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Specific Energy Project Examples    
Specific Energy Project Examples    
Specific Energy Project Examples    
 
NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
9. PRIORITY ACTIONS AND INTERVENTIONS
Examples of Projects a. Energy Sector Project
Examples
Implementa- tion Period
Project Title
Description
Status
Value USD
Feasibility Study underway
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Energy Sector Project Examples continued
Implementa- tion Period
Project Title
Description
Status
Value USD
Feasibility Study underway
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Energy Sector Project Examples (continued)
NEPADs role Interact with respective
governments to accelerate initiatives
and coordinate working groups to drive
projects Encourage governments/utilities
to prioritise projects as part of
national expansion plans Encourage the
creation of appropriate legislative frameworks
for private or public partnerships
Facilitate long-term risk cover for projects
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
Establishment of African Energy Fund and NEPAD
Funding Commission   NEPAD Funding Commission -
Proposed alignment with NEPAD and Investment
Advisory Council (IAC) and International
Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - To facilitate
investment of funding by development partner
agencies into infrastructure projects in
Africa African Energy Fund - Proposed fund to
invest in energy and related projects in
Africa - Primary aim to develop
interconnections between African countries -
First project identified Western Corridor
Transmission Project (DRCANSA HV Tx Line)
Status Feasibility study underway Linked
projects include telecommunications,
computer centers of learning, smelters, roads,
schools, and clinics. Costs Between
US500 million and US 1.6 million
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
Isreal, Palestine
Iraq, Turkey
Jordan
Europe
Arab Mashreq
POWER POOLS AND INTERCONNECTIONS
Spain
Northern Power Pool
Western Power Pool
Eastern/Southern Power Pool
Major Network and Direction of Flow
Minor Network and Direction of Flow
Planned Interconnection and Direction of Flow
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POTENTIAL FUTURE AFRICAN GRID
Existing Networks
Planned Expansion
Under Construction
Madagascar
Potential Future Grid
Potential Future Grid Alternative
Routes
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
  • b. ICT Infrastructure Project Example
  • SAT3/WASC/SAFE cable project (Marine Fibre Optic
    Cable Links)
  • Benefits
  • - Improved and additional intra-Africa
    connectivity and trade in communication services
  • - Broadband state-of-the-art infrastructure for
    high volume multimedia communications
  • - Global connectivity to African countries that
    otherwise may not have been able to do so
    individually.
  • Cable landing points
  • - Portugal, Spain, Canary Islands, Senegal, Cote
    dIvoire, Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon,
    Angola, South Africa, Reunion, Mauritius, India,
    Malaysia

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  • INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVES
  • SAT 3/WASC SAFE
  • Landing Points
  • Senegal
  • Cote dIvoire
  • Ghana
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Gabon
  • Niger
  • Angola
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Mauritius
  • India

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c. Tourism Anchor Project Example Expanded
Okavango Upper Zambezi International Tourism
Spatial Development Initiative (Expanded OUZIT
Project) Integrated tourism strategy aims at
establishing a comprehensive coast-to- coast
tourism and resource development zone, built
around a core network of Transfrontier
Conservation Areas. OUZIT will deliver 15
resorts of US100 million each by 2010. The
project is expected to Facilitate the
development of projects that will attract more
than 17 000 new tourists to Africa per day,
which translates into approximately
6.5 million per annum Create direct
employment opportunities for 90 900 people
and Provide an estimated US1.1 billion in
fiscal revenue.
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
  • c. Tourism Anchor Project Example (continued)
  • Current Status
  • Phase I Scoping study completed
  • Official approval for Expanded OUZIT as a
    regional project
  • - Phase II Identify Key Projects(2002-2003)
  • Identify at least 3 new large scale investments
    in resort hubs
  • Support capacity in the management and expansion
    of Gateway/Resort hubs in participating member
    states
  • Identify and engage high profile and active
    global investors
  • Address bottlenecks
  • - Phase III Project Rollout/Implementation
    (2003-2012). Estimated cost USD 5 Billion

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d. The Initiative on Pharmaceutical
Technology Transfer (IPTT) Vision To
contribute to generic pharmaceutical development
in Africa to improve access to essential drugs at
affordable prices for HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria
and related diseases To establish a
technological platform that will provide
value-added benefit to countries by back
integrating from importation of finished products
to local manufacturing and ultimately to research
and development.
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
d. The Initiative on Pharmaceutical
Technology Transfer (IPTT) (continued) Benefits
Foster national scientific and technological
capacity Create a focal point for a knowledge
and skills oriented society, and for a
transition into value-added manufacturing
Increase skilled employment and improve
health-seeking behaviour Enhance economic
self-sufficiency Provide long-term sustainable
conditions for research and development for
drugs for other neglected diseases.   Current
Status Two manufacturing sited to be selected
in each Ethiopia, South Africa, Uganda and
West Africa Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda
have created project teams Project costs per
manufacturing site estimated to be US2
million Supply of essential drugs to the
public sector scheduled to commence end 2003.
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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
  • e. Integrated Project Approach
  • Example Great African Rift Development Strategy
  • Potential Key Sectors
  • - Agriculture and Agro-Processing
  • - Tourism
  • Minerals
  • Potential Outcomes
  • - Regional Integration
  • - Extreme Poverty Relief
  • - Infrastructure Development and Continental
    Integration
  • Electricity Grid
  • Rail/Road Network
  • Inland waterways
  • Liquid Fuels/Gas Grid
  • Telecommunications

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  • Great African Rift/Great Lakes Corridor
  • S. Sudan
  • Uganda
  • E. CongoRwanda
  • Burundi
  • W. Tanzania
  • NE Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Central Mozambique
  • Alternative
  • Zambia
  • E. Botswana
  • W. Zimbabwe
  • N. South Africa

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Great African Rift Development Strategy
(continued)
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10. THE UNIQUE CONTRIBUTION OF THE
NEPAD PROCESS
  • Strengthening political leadership in
  • Resolving conflicts and consolidating good
  • political and economic governance
  • Promoting regional and continental economic
  • integration
  • Accelerating the planning and implementation
  • of multi-country projects and programmes

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NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAS DEVELOPMENT
  • Negotiating a new partnership with the
  • industrialised countries that is based on
  • mutual responsibility and accountability
  • Building confidence in the future of the
  • continent
  • Mobilising increased capital flows, both
  • domestic and external
  • Strengthening Africas participation in
  • international fora.

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11. WAY FORWARD
  • Complete business plans for the next twelve
    months with
  • clear goals and time frames and prepare a
    plan for the next
  • five years
  • Facilitate implementation
  • - Accelerate Marketing and Communication
  • - Engage development partners and
    multilateral institutions
  • Establish partnerships with key African and
    international
  • organisations that specialise in the NEPAD
    priority areas.

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  • Call on international partners to commit to
    a sustained
  • involvement in a partnership with Africa to
    address poverty
  • and marginalisation
  • - To play an invaluable role as agents for
    progressive change
  • - To support the implementation of NEPADs
    objectives
  • - To champion Africa as a destination for
    foreign direct
  • investment and private sector investment.
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