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“ ACBF was established by African Governments and their Development Partners to help build sustainable human and institutional capacity for good governance and development management. ”

Executive Secretary's Corner

Brazaville 14 Nov, 2016 | Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie

Perceptions about Africa have changed dramatically over the past 20 years. Terms such as ‘Africa rising’, ‘hopeful continent’, ‘second fastest growing region’, etc. have been used to describe the economic growth performance achieved by the continent.

Addis Ababa 25 Oct, 2016 | Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie

Statement by Prof Nnadozie at the HESPI conference on IGAD Economies

Antananarivo 12 Oct, 2016 | Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie

The importance of industrialization to Africa’s development cannot be overemphasized. In fact, Industrialization has been on Africa’s Development Agenda since the early eighties.

Antananarivo 12 Oct, 2016 | Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie

The theme of this year’s Summit, “Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization” is not only a demonstration of the progress already achieved in the COMESA Region -, progress that has seen the Region successfully fight poverty and put itself on the path to sustainable development

14 Jul, 2016 | Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, ACBF Executive Secretary

Africa rightly has big ambitions for the future. Our continent is rich in both natural and human resources. We have a talented and energetic young population which, with the right support, can be a powerful motor for prosperity and progress.

Africa’s vulnerability to shocks from outside our continent is becoming more and more obvious. The collapse in commodity prices has sharply slowed growth in many countries.

In the last year, Africa has been through enormous challenges on economic, social and political levels.

Opening Remarks by Professor Emmanuel Nnadozie at the AUC ACBF Ministerial Roundtable, held at the UNECA Conference Centre in Addis Ababa on Sunday 3 April 2016.

Speech read by Prof Emmanuel Nnadozie, ACBF Executive Secretary at the launch of the 2015 Africa Capacity Report titled “Capacity Imperatives for Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa”

07 Oct, 2015 | Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie

On 25 September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will


ACBF's financial support to our institution has helped us a great deal. We look forward to continued partnership with ACBF in pursuit of capacity building in STEM for Africa's sustainable development.

Prof. Burton Mwamila , Vice Chancellor , The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology

The Africa we want, others have wanted it before us.

Dr. Hesphina Rukato , Development Consultant , Great Dyke Investments

The time to accelerate capacity building is now or never. The continent does not have the luxury to waste time anymore

Phelekezela Mphoko , Vice-President , Zimbabwe

The Africa rising narrative can no longer be denied. Africa has over the past decade, made the greatest economic gains than any other region in the world

Addoulaye Mar Dieye , UNDP Director Regional for Africa ,

Government must lead, catalyze, support, and invest by bringing in partners to fix market failures and mitigate risk

President Paul Kagame , President , Rwanda
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