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The South Sudan Capacity Building Project (SSCAP)

  • Project Name:
    The South Sudan Capacity Building Project (SSCAP)
    Institution :
    The Government of the Republic of South Sudan
    Strategic Pillar:
    Enhancing Critical Capacities for Transformational Change
    Project Region :
    Eastern & Southern Africa
    Country :
    Republic of South Sudan
    Status :
    Grant Number :
    Grant Amount (USD):
    2 250 000
    Commitment Date:
    Closing Date:

    In Dec 2010 the ACBF Executive Board approved an emergency grant of US$ 2,250,000 for three years to assist the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) in strengthening economic policy and public financialmanagement (PFM) in the post-independent South Sudan.In August 2011, ACBF provided technical support to the GoSS with the view to assistthe GoSS identifying urgent capacity needs and to propose appropriate strategies inorder to effectively perform the selected Government core functions.

    Project Description:

    The overall goal of the project is to strengthen macroeconomic and public financialmanagement, through two objectives: (i) improving skills and competencies tosupport Public Financial Management and Fiduciary institutions; and (ii)strengthening systems in public institutions involved in core fiduciary management.

    The project focuses on strengthening fiduciary functions through human andinstitutional support to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MoFEP),Ministry of Labor, Public Service and Human Resources Development (MoLPSHRD),Bank of South Sudan (BoSS) and the Audit Chamber.

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