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Capacity Building National Focal Point

  • Project Name:
    Capacity Building National Focal Point
    Institution :
    The Government of the Republic of Zambia
    • Core Competence:
      National Focal Point
    Project Region :
    Eastern & Southern Africa
    Country :
    Status :
    Grant Number :
    Grant Amount (USD):
    50 000
    Commitment Date:
    Closing Date:

    The National Focal Point (NFP) was established to create a global coherence and increase efficiency, by avoiding duplication of efforts and wastage, and to ensure ownership and sustainability of capacity building activities in Zambia. 

    Project Description:

    The project supported the establishment of the National Focal Point Secretariat within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, which was the central and coordinating agency of capacity building activities in Zambia.  The NFP also facilitated the involvement of stakeholders in the setting of the capacity building priorities for Zambia.   

Thomas Kwesi Quartey

ACBF has been granted the status of a specialized agency because of the potential to transform Africa through capacity development.

H.E. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, AU Commission
Erastus Mwencha

The recognition of ACBF as the African Union’s Specialized Agency for Capacity Development launches the beginning of a new era for capacity building by ACBF, which will require an appropriate level of political commitment and financial support from all stakeholders.

H.E. Erastus Mwencha, Chair, ACBF Executive Board
Lamin Momodou

The remarkable achievements ACBF has registered over the past 26 years is not by accident in our opinion. They have come through hard work, dedication, commitment, purposeful leadership, support from the member countries as well as productive partnership building.

Mr. Lamin Momodou MANNEH, Director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa
Goodall Gondwe

Africa needs ACBF as much, probably more now, than at the time it was created in 1991.

Hon. Goodall Gondwe, former Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance – Malawi
Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana’s partnership with ACBF is a tremendous blessing for us and therefore the opportunity for Ghana to host the 26th ACBF Board of Governors Meeting is something that we treasure.

Hon Ken Ofori Atta, Chair of the ACBF Board of Governors and Minister of Finance - Ghana