The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) has been called many things in the past including; "a plan of African leaders", "a commitment to good governance, democracy, human rights, economic and social development", "a holstic, integrated sustainable development initiative for Africa's revival", and "a pledge to eradicate proverty". NEPAD is basically a dynamic concept constantly being developed. It is a framework for development and has been adoptede as a programmatic policy document for the African Union. It could also be considered a s process of producing and refining programmes to strengthen Africa.