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ACBF Occasional Paper No. 26

This Occasional Paper submits that Africa’s youth unemployment requires long-term, deliberate, well-targeted, and coordinated interventions. Addressing it requires integrated, comprehensive, and long-term approaches to rural development that provide an enabling legal framework, stem rural-urban migration, and ensure that educational systems provide marketable skills 

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ACBF Capacity Indicators Report 2014
THE AFRICA CAPACITY REPORT ACR 2015 Capacity Imperatives for Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa

Publisher: ACBF

Mobilizing and efficiently utilizing domestic resources is crucial for Africa to implement the post-2015 development agenda and African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 – This is one of the key messages contained in the 2015 edition of the Africa Capacity Report.



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Building Capacity for Domestic Resource Mobilization: The Role of the Government

Africa adopted an industrialization strategy, and committed to implement Agenda 2063 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), all of which require adequate funding. Given that no African country fully achieved all the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) largely due to funding constraints, domestic resource mobilization is therefore a very critical issue. Domestic resource mobilization is defined as the generation of savings from domestic resources and their allocation to economically and socially productive investments as well as accounting for such allocation.

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Infrastructure Development and Financing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Toward a framework for capacity enhancement

Of the world’s developing regions, Sub-Saharan Africa has the worst infrastructure deficit, with studies pointing to lost growth opportunities. This study presents in one document information previously dispersed on the region’s infrastructure stock and modes of financing. It assesses infrastructure’s role in the region’s economic growth. It identifies specific capacity constraints that have hindered the private sector’s participation in infrastructure financing.


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The Role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Africa’s Sustainable and Inclusive Development: Understanding the Capacity Challenges.

This ACBF’s 9th development memoir features Right Honorable Saulos Klaus Chilima (PhD), vice president of the Republic of Malawi. In this series, he shares his memoirs, insights, and experience on The role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Africa’s sustainable and inclusive development: Understanding the capacity challenges


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