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Africa Capacity Index

The ACI (Africa Capacity Index) is the Report’s primary index, and the signature trademark of the ACI Report, which is published annually. The Africa Capacity Index (ACI) is a composite index computed from four sub-indices, each of which is an aggregated measure calculated on the basis of both a quantitative and a qualitative assessment of various components that form a cluster.



Welcome to our third edition of the bulletin. Our annual Board of Governors meeting took place in Dakar Senegal on 26 & 27 June, with the theme: “Building Capacity for Domestic Resource Mobilization.” We bade farewell to our Chair, Hon.


Recognized as the fastest growing region in the world with enormous natural resource potential, Africa offers vast opportunities in terms of new technologies, investments, access to potential markets, and new types of consumers. This explains the growing interest of countries such as China, India, Malaysia, Turkey, Brazil, etc.


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ACBF holds the 52nd Executive Board Meeting
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Executive Secretary's Corner

  • Harare | 05 Sep, 2014 | Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie

    US President Barack Obama played host to some 50 African heads of state and government from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6 at a historic US-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, D...



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    24 - 25
    3rd Policy Institute Committee (PIC) meeting
    Mbabane , Swaziland
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    16 - 17
    American Cancer Society (ACS) delegation to the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)
    Harare, Zimbabwe

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