Africa Development Cooperation Report 2009
This report summarises progress in 2009 towards the objectives of Australia's aid program in Africa.
This report summarises progress in 2009 towards the objectives of Australia's aid program in Africa. Australia's development cooperation expanded in 2009 with new water and sanitation and food security initiatives under way, expansion of the Australia Awards to Africa, and designs for new civil society and maternal and child health initiatives started. Australia's objectives in Africa are focused on helping:
- African countries to make progress on key Millennium Development Goals where Australia has particular strengths
- to build human resource capacity in African countries
- African states manage and respond to major threats to development threats and to take advantage of broader economic opportunities.