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Climate change and adaptation measures; equity and Gender inclusiveness - capacity imperatives, opportunities and lessons

Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change and it is predicted that these impacts will affect agriculture, biodiversity and ecosystems, ecosystem changes and human health.  The IPCC (2007) reported that Africa is most likely to experience hot temperatures and severe drought conditions in the Sahel region, Horn of Africa, and Southern Africa (Richard et al. 2001).  Some of the predicted climate changes include increased water stress by 2020 (affecting between 75-250…

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Achieving the Agenda 2063: Capacity imperatives to close the gender equality gap - from laws and policies to adequate national action plans and investments

Agenda 2063 is both a vision and an action plan to ensure Africa socio-economic transformation in the next fifty years.  The Agenda  provides  means and ways to  take advantage of lessons  learnt,  to consolidate  on-going progress  and  to strategically exploit  all opportunities,  short and long  term, to attain the objectives of the  Africa’s transformation. This new effort is a call for action to all parts of the African society to work together in order to construct a prosperous and united…

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CoP-COMESA Knowledge Sharing Forum

In 2012, the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR), launched the Africa for Results initiative (AfriK4R) to support MfDR application in policies and strategies and strengthen the capacity to implement regional programs in Regional Economic Communities. On these terms, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) later joined the AfriK4R initiative to further strengthen their regional integration activities.

From 22 to 23 of September 2016, in Lilongwe, Malawi, AfCoP-COMESA-AfriK4R is organizing a forum to take stock of MfDR implementation in policies and strategies and discuss about successes, challenges and the way forward.…

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The African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) is supporting Africa’s transformation by pushing forward a results culture. The AfCoP has established three Thematic Groups including Youth for Results (Y4R) in order to contribute to the mainstreaming of youth issues in the development agenda.

As part of the activities of the Y4R network, AfCoP is organizing a learning and networking event from August 31- September 2, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal. This event will build on the findings of previous workshops, mainly the one held in Tunis in 2014 where the thematic group Youth for Results (Y4R) exchanged on good practices and the use of available MfDR…

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The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is organizing its first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on project management. The course will present project management international standards, concepts, and tools, as well as the “7 Steps PM4R” methodology developed by the IDB for development projects management. The course is being delivered in French and begins on September 6, 2016. It presents key project management concepts and tools that can be applied by any team when implementing projects.

The course includes case studies, presentations from certified and experienced Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®; discussion forums; and selected readings. The Inter-American…

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The African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) is supporting Africa’s transformation by pushing forward a results culture. The AfCoP has established three Thematic Groups including Gender for Results (G4R) in order to contribute to the mainstreaming of gender in the development agenda.

As part of the activities of the G4R network, AfCoP is organizing a learning and networking event from 24-26 August 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This event will build on the findings of the AfCoP Gender for Results event held in Tunis in 2014 which led to exchanges on good results practices and MfDR tools available. The event’s objective is to…

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#Afrik4r soutien l’application de la GRD & renforce les capacités des CER à implementer des programmes régionaux #copcomesa @tbmunthali
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