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RECs 2nd Edition

The second Capacity Survey of the Regional Economic Communities in Africa aims to reassess the capacity needs of the eight RECs in African Union (AU) member states in line with their new strategic thrusts and prospective development imperatives. It also seeks to provide strategic guidance to the key development partners of the RECs on strategic programming. The study recognizes the need for efficient RECs as coordinating and facilitating institutions, with capacities strong enough to drive the regional integration agenda.

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ACBF Capacity Indicators Report 2014
AFRICAN UNION AGENDA 2063 Capacity Development Plan Framework Buttressing Implementation of the First 10-Year Plan—“The Africa We Want

Publisher: ACBF

This capacity development plan (CDP) document produced by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) proposes multilevel and multistakeholder CDPs that identify an initial set of foundational capacity-strengthening activities for the First 10-Year Implementation Plan (first 10-year plan) of Agenda 2063.


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original document

Policy and Institutional Dimensions of Africa's Political Economy in an Age of Globalization

The advent of political independence allowed most Sub-Saharan countries to determine the appropriate mix of policies and institutions that would enable them to achieve rapid socioeconomic development. But experiences across the continent have so far yielded mixed results, and the search for an effective political economy model in the face of a rapidly globalizing world remains an ongoing challenge for most countries. In this study produced by the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) Strategic Studies Project, we ask why some developing countries seem to be growing much faster and have much better socioeconomic performance than others.

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ACR 2017 Report
Africa Capacity Report 2017 Building Capacity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Africa’s Transformation.

Africa Capacity Report (ACR) 2017 provides the framework for science, technology, and innovation (STI) development by focusing on the capacity dimensions in Africa. In particular, it examines the status of STI, delving into initiatives, challenges, and capacity gaps for African countries, regional economic communities (RECs), the African Union (AU), and nonstate actors to pursue STI-driven economic activities..

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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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