The Gates Foundation remains strongly committed to supporting tobacco control in Africa. We have recently committed more than US$32M in investments to fund work over the next three to four years. This represents the largest funding commitment from the foundation to the African continent for tobacco control to-date.
The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) with support from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) is set to roll out a tobacco control project that will build the capacity of select African governments in coming up with tobacco control policies in the next three years.
The ACBF and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) have agreed on a strategic partnership to strengthen knowledge sharing and learning in the Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES).
The Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie, on 19 March visited the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research Rwanda (IPAR), one of the beneficiaries of the Foundation’s funding in Rwanda.
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) participated as an observer in the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) Results Measurement Framework (RMF) Retroﬁtting Regional Workshop held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Harare, Zimbabwe from 11th to 13th March 2014.
The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) says the inauguration of the Strategic Studies Group (SSG) is one of the major milestones in the work of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) in promoting political and social stability for transformational change in Africa.
The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) Executive Secretary Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie says the organisation has achieved its mission of building human, institutional and organizational capacity in a sustainable manner adding that the ZIPAR Executive Director, Dr. Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso who beneﬁted from ACBF support was a shining example of the capacity building programme.
The ACBF delegation at the 22nd African Union Summit, led by the Executive Secretary, Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, participated in high level forum organized on the margins of the Summit by the initiative on Empowering Women in Agriculture (EWA) Stakeholders.
A High Level Meeting on the EWA (Empowering Women in Agriculture) Initiative was held at the sidelines of the 20th African Union Summit, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Chaired by H.E.