African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)

Established in 1991, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) builds human and institutional capacity for good governance and economic development in Africa. To date the Foundation has empowered governments, parliaments, civic society, private sector and higher education institutions in more than 45 countries and 6 regional economic communities. ACBF supports capacity development through investments, technical support, knowledge generation and sharing across Africa. The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) supports capacity building projects and programs submitted by governments and non-state actors across Africa, through investments and technical assistance. ACBF is the ‘go to place’ for capacity needs assessments, capacity profiling and coordination of capacity building projects and programs at national and regional levels in Africa. The Foundation provides tailor made solutions to address capacity challenges across Africa thus supporting the continent’s economic transformation process.

Latest publications

African Financial Governance Outlook: Effective Public Financial Management for Sustainable Development

The 5th Africa Think Tank Summit: Tackling Africa's Youth Unemployment Challenge: Innovative Solutions from Think Tanks

Youth Unemployment in Africa: Capacity Building and Innovative Strategies from Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland

Drivers of Economic Growth in Africa: Opportunities, Financing and Capacity Issues

Building Capacity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Africa's Transformation: The role of Private Sector

Which Inequalities Matter for Africa's Sustained Growth and Poverty Reduction? A Macro- Micro Comparative Analysis with Case Studies on Cameroon and South Africa

Accessing Funds for Development: Required Capacities for Resource Mobilization and Absorption

Building Capacity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Africa's Transformation: The Role of Governments

Building Capacity in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Africa's Transformation: The Role of Higher Learning and Research Institutions

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

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