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Africa Capacity Bulletin

Africa Capacity Issue 12

- Think tanks: Key to Industrial Development in Africa
- Time for a skills revolution in Africa

African Capacity Issue 10

Welcome to the tenth edition of Africa Capacity. The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) believes in an Africa that is able to achieve its own development.

Africa Capacity Issue 9

Welcome to the ninth edition of Africa Capacity. The ACBF member countries are increasingly honoring their membership contribution to the Foundation which, in turn, is key to enable us fulfill our mandate on capacity development in Africa

Africa Capacity Issue 8

Welcome to the eighth edition of Africa Capacity. The Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) continues to drum the relevance of Africans making the continent "The Africa We Want". In line with the African Union Agenda 2063 - "a strategy to optimize use of Africa's resources for the benefits of all Africans"

Africa Capacity Issue 7

This issue highlights yet other achievements by the Foundation through a variety of programs that its supports across our continent. Capacity building can only bear positive fruits when gaps have been identified and solutions put into place to remedy the deficiencies.

Africa Capacity Issue 6

ACBF has successfully supported the continent in building capacity for the formulation and management of economic policies and in achieving strengthened public administration, transparent and accountable financial management.

Africa Capacity Issue 5

Welcome to the fifth edition of Africa Capacity. ACBF acknowledges the importance of partnerships in building capacity in Africa. In September, the Foundation and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) agreed on a partnership to strengthen knowledge sharing and learning

Africa Capacity Issue 4 | Jul - Aug 2014

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Africa Capacity Bulletin. It has been a busy time at the Foundation as we engage deeper with our various stakeholders in our efforts to remain abreast and ahead of the capacity development agenda on the continent. At the Foundation level we have continued in our efforts to better connect with our Boards.

Africa Capacity Issue 3 | May - June 2014

Welcome to our third edition of the bulletin. Our annual Board of Governors meeting took place in Dakar Senegal on 26 & 27 June, with the theme: “Building Capacity for Domestic Resource Mobilization.”

Africa Capacity Issue 2 | March - April 2014

Welcome to the second edition of our bulletin. On 26 & 27 June 2014, ACBF’s Governors will meet in Dakar Senegal to discuss pertinent issues concerning the Foundation’s work and how to strengthen and finance it so that it can continue to promote capacity development across Africa.


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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