Africa for Results


The Brain drain crisis in Africa: impacts and capacity implications for Africa’s transformation

Human capital flight commonly referred to as “brain drain” is the international transfer of resources in the form of human capital. It mainly applies to the migration of relatively highly educated individuals from developing countries to the developed ones. In the African context, brain drain refers to highly qualified professionals who offer their expertise to the developed world in the USA, Europe and the emerging economies like Brazil, China and India. This migration happens in two ways:…

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   Consultancy on Moderation of Online Discussions on the AfCoP Platform 1.       Background The African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP) is a bilingual (Francophone/Anglophone) community of over 4500 members from 50 African countries. AfCoP seeks to enhance MfDR capacity across the continent through facilitation of discussions, ideas sourcing and experiences sharing on MfDR issues, among others.  The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) in…

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Knowledge sharing meeting AfriK4R-WAEMU

The partnership between the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) aims to promote a results culture in the Union to advance the implementation of the regional policies. This partnership is built on three policies namely: trade facilitation, business climate and public finance management.

From 31 may to 1 june in Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso, AfCoP will organize in partnership with the WAEMU Commission a knowledge sharing meeting on MfDR and the domestication of the three targeted regional policies at the national level. Participants will come from the member countries of the WAEMU community of practice: Benin, Burkina-Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and Mauritania.

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The 3rd Africa for Results (AfriK4R) Forum will gather practitioners and leaders around the domestic resource mobilization issue to discuss and exchange on how principles of managing for development results can be instrumental in increasing domestic resources for Africa’s transformation. The forum will be held on 13-15 July in Nairobi, Kenya.

In line with this, the AfCoP Secretariat is soliciting case studies on domestic resource mobilization to be shared at the 3rd AfriK4R Forum. We are looking for successful practices, initiatives, policies, projects and programmes success stories from African countries on domestic resource mobilization. The best case studies will be published on the AfCoP Platform and authors will be invited to attend the 3rd AfriK4R Forum and present their papers (AfCoP will support the participation costs).

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From July 13-15, 2016, the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) will organize the Third Africa for Results Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. The 3rd Africa for Results (AfriK4R) Forum focuses on domestic resources mobilization. It seeks to further the results culture in Africa and contribute to the continent’s transformation agenda. This will be realized through a knowledge sharing and dialogue on mainstreaming results-based management in support of key institutional reforms to enhance domestic resource mobilization required for achieving the desired development results.

The meeting will involve decision makers, leaders, scholars and practitioners from public and private sectors as well as civil society organizations who are involved in development, DRM and…

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Launch of Malawi Community of Practice

Malawi Government is currently embarking on reforms that will revitalize the way Government functions and delivers services to its citizens. Of importance also is the manner in which Government relates with various other players in the economy including the Civil Society, the private Sector, the general public as well as among the various Government owned institutions. The Malawi Government’s overarching medium term policy document, the Second Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS II 2011-2016) spells out Government’s Development agenda and how it is to be achieved through concerted efforts of various players in the economy.

As part of the roadmap for mainstreaming Management for Development Results (MfDR) practice into governance, Malawi is launching its national Community of Practice (CoP) on March 21-24, 2016. National CoP is a group of stakeholders from public sector, civil society, parliament, private sector and academia from a country who recognize the value…

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