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The Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG)

  • Project Name:
    The Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG)
    Institution :
    Centre for Corporate Governance
    • Core Competence:
      Professionalisation of the Voices of the Private Sector & Civil Society
    Project Region :
    Eastern & Southern Africa
    Country :
    Status :
    Grant Number:
    Grant Amount (USD):
    900 000
    Commitment Date:
    Closing Date:

    The vision for the Centre for Corporate Governance (CCG) is to be a leading organization in the promotion and facilitation of best practices in corporate governance for the economic development and social transformation of Africa.

    Project Description:

    To consolidate gains made by CCG during its first phase and strengthen its capacity to develop and promote the adoption of sustainable best practices in corporate governance through training, research, monitoring and advocacy.  Its expected results were to:

    • Enhance the leadership role of CCG in improving national, sub-regional and continental actions aimed at promoting, implementing and enforcing corporate governance practices on a generic basis that can be adapted to suit varying circumstances in other African countries.
    • Enable enterprises in Kenya and Africa to become more efficient, productive, sustainable and competitive – which would result in sustainable wealth creation, generation of more employment opportunities, and the provision of enhanced security through the involvement and participation of the citizenry in the development process.
    • Strengthen effective corporate governance and leadership practices in corporations, cooperatives, local authorities, small- and medium-term enterprises to create wealth at sub national levels, and hence improve the socio-political and economic environment in Kenya, the region and the Continent.
Thomas Kwesi Quartey

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
Erastus Mwencha

The recognition of ACBF as the African Union’s Specialized 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
Lamin Momodou

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
Goodall Gondwe

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

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

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, Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance - Ghana