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Executive Secretary's Corner

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

25 Aug, 2015 | Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie

Regional integration in Africa has emerged in a somewhat pragmatic and flexible manner and as such, the evolution of Africa's institutions for regional integration has mainly been reactive, with most having emerged in response to immediate pressing needs and or donor pressure.

On 13–16 July 2015, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) will be once again the capital of the world. High-level political representatives – Heads of State and Government, Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, relevant institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and business sector entities, etc.

The 2015 African Cup of Nations has come and gone and following two weeks of intense encounters, stalemates, drama, sweat, tears and joy, Côte d’Ivoire were crowned as the deserving kings of African football. While many would think, and rightly so, that Côte d’Ivoire’s final victory owed very much to the array of talents in a team ...

The African Capacity Building Foundation’s (ACBF) long term investment in Africa’s development is paying off as most of its supported research centers have been identified as the best in Africa.

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in 2014 fully demonstrated that, despite the significant progress it has made over the past two decades with the support of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)

Africa’s future lies in its ability to generate its own finance to develop the infrastructure needed to eradicate poverty and promote economic transformation.

The 2014 annual summit of the Group of 20 developed and emerging economies comes up from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16 in Australia.

The African Capacity Building Foundation joined top African business leaders at a roundtable to establish an emergency fund to help countries hit by the Ebola outbreak in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on November 8, 2014.


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 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 , ,

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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