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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The partnership between ACBF and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aims at building capacity of Africa’s civil society organizations for tobacco control in Africa. In this partnership, ACBF coordination is expected to strengthen civil society organizations (CSOs)’ capacity as effective agents of change to lift tobacco control barriers in targeted African countries; strengthen human and institutional capacity of the Centre of Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA). The partnership seeks to enhance support to the implementation of effective tobacco control policies in targeted African countries and strengthen human and institutional capacity of the Economic of Tobacco Control Project of the University of Cape Town to undertake research for effective Tobacco Control in Africa.

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The remarkable achievements ACBF has registered over the past 26 years is not by accident in our opinion. They have come through hard work, dedication, commitment, purposeful leadership, support from the member countries as well as productive partnership building.

Mr. Lamin Momodou MANNEH, Director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa , ,

The recognition of ACBF as the African Union’s Specializes Agency for Capacity Development launches the beginning of a new era for capacity building by ACBF, which will require an appropriate level of political commitment and financial support from all stakeholders.

H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Chair, ACBF Executive Board , ,

Ghana’s partnership with ACBF is a tremendous blessing for us and therefore the opportunity for Ghana to host the 26th ACBF Board of Governors Meeting is something that we treasure. 

Hon Ken Ofori Atta – Minister of Finance, Ghana , ,

Africa needs ACBF as much, probably more now, than at the time it was created in 1991.

Hon. Goodall Gondwe, Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance – Malawi , ,

ACBF has been granted the status of a specialized agency because of the potential to transform Africa through capacity development.


H.E. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, AU Commission , ,
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