The 2013 ReSAKSS Annual Conference themed “Achieving the Maputo Declaration Target and Prioritizing Public Agricultural Expenditures”, was held in Dakar, Senegal on November 12-13 2013.It also included a joint session of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Cooperation Framework for Senegal
Key participants were interviewed during this conference, among them, Boaz Blackie Keizire, Technical Adviser for CAADP, at African Union Commission . Here are his thoughts on the purpose of such a conference:
"One fundamental principle of CAADP is to enhance competency and complementarity of actors. At the inception of CAADP, we made it very clear that knowledge is undertaking by those who are competent in that particular field. This is how IFPRI has been very instrumental in either finding an incubating ReSAKSS to be able to understand and know agricultural transformation."
Here is his interview:Interview of Boaz Blackie Keizire