African Community for Practice

Managing for Development Results

The African Community of Practice (AfCoP) is the premier African institution focused on Managing for Development Results (MfDR). It is a coalition of multiple stakeholders from 43 African countries, including government officials, development partners and parliamentarians, as well as representatives of civil society, the private sector, academia, and media. It was established in 2007 in the context of the Paris Declaration on Development Effectiveness, to support the commitment of African governments to adopt good principles, policies and practices to manage development results to ensure that national development plans are effective in transforming the living circumstances of African people.

2019 AfCoP Forum
Celebrating Successes & Drawing Lessons for the Future

The African Community of Practice (AfCoP) on Managing for Development Results (MfDR), together with the Government of Senegal, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and  the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) is organizing the 2019 Africa Forum on Managing for Development Results, which will take place at the Centre international de Conférences Abdou Diouf (CICAD) in Dakar, Sénégal from October 28-29, 2019.

The Forum will be attended by members of the AfCoP Executive Council, AfCoP facilitators, representatives of national and regional communities of practice and thematic platforms and groups… Click here read more


Forum Information

Agenda | Concept Notes | Documents

Added-Value of AfCOP to Development in Africa

The African Community of Practice (AfCoP) has earned a positive reputation and gained considerable credibility due to its depth, strengthand consistency in implementing and delivering results at country, regional and global levels. A 2017 survey confirmed that AfCoP members believe that the organization’s tools, interventions and knowledge had proven to be useful in improving the implementation of national development plans and programs where they had been applied. Members further affirmed that AfCoP’s MfDR principles are not only useful tools for use at national levels but should be expanded to include subnational levels in partner countries. Read more