Virtual Capacity Development Academy
Weak institutions and capacity to formulate and implement policies, strategies, programs and projects remain a persistent challenge in Africa. The African Development Bank Group established the African Development Institute (ADI) to be a world-class learning organization — the leader in capacity development on the continent. “Capacity” refers to the availability of resources and the efficiency and effectiveness with which individuals, organizations, or institutions deploy these resources to identify and pursue their development goals on a sustainable basis. “Capacity Development” (CD) is therefore the process of enhancing and unleashing such resources (human, organizational, and institutional) to actualize a vision.
Africa has experienced faster economic growth rates in the past decade, averaging 5.2% per annum compared to 3.6% per annum during 1994-99 period but poverty levels remain a challenge. Read more ...
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