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"... Secondly, we will review the capacity required for the implementation of Agenda 2063, through a study led by the African Capacity Building Foundation. This includes the institutional capacities required by Member states, RECs and the AU, as well as civil society."  read more


Welcome to the fifth edition of Africa Capacity. ACBF acknowledges the importance of partnerships in building capacity in Africa.


Africa Capacity Index

Africa Capacity Index

The Africa Capacity Index (ACI) is the Africa Capacity Report (ACR) primary index, and the signature trademark, which is published annually by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).



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23 ACBF-supported think tanks ranked among the best in sub-Saharan Africa
Statement by the AU Chairperson to the 26th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council

Executive Secretary's Corner

  • The outbreak of the Ebola virus in 2014 fully demonstrated that, despite the significant progress it has made over the past two decades with the support of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)



  • January
    22 - 31
    African Union Summit
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • September
    02 - 04
    3rd Pan-African Capacity Development Forum
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Grant Making

Grant Making

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