Agenda 2063 It is the strategic framework for delivering on Africa’s goal for inclusive and sustainable development and is a concrete manifestation of the pan-African drive for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity pursued under Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance.
Agenda 2063 not only considers Africa’s continental growth aspirations but acknowledges that for the whole continent to develop the premise of Agenda 2063 must be adopted at regional and country level. At the inception of Agenda 2063, the National Development Plans of Member States were as well as the strategic plans of the Regional Economic Communities were reviewed and the focus areas of their development priorities have been included in the First Ten Year Implementation Plan to ensure that their priorities in the near term converge with the priority areas contained in the 50 year framework document.
The national and regional priority areas include:
- Sustainable and inclusive economic growth
- Human Capital Development
- Agriculture/value addition and agro-businesses development
- Employment generation, especially the youth and females
- Social Protection
- Gender / Women development and youth empowerment
- Good governance including capable institutions
- Infrastructural development
- Science, Technology, Innovation
- Manufacturing-based industrialisation
- Peace and Security
- Culture, Arts and Sport
Energy is a key resources which drives economy and development of any programme. Therefore, to strengthen and develop the African economy, it is important to ensure the energy sector challenges are fully addressed to support all sectors of Africa.
Linkage Agenda 2063, the SDGs and Energy