African Center for Economic Transformation

For Advising African Governments On The Management Of Oil, Gas, And Mineral Resources

The African Center for Economic Transformation is a think tank that undertakes policy analysis and advisory activities. With this grant, the Center would assist governments with oil, gas, and mineral resources to exploit these resources effectively. The Extractive Resources Services program helps build capacity within African governments to manage their natural resource wealth for the maximum public benefit and provides expert advice and assistance in developing, negotiating, and administering agreements with petroleum and mineral companies. The Center also promotes dialogue among policy makers, investors, and civil society groups to create national platforms for good governance and responsive stewardship of natural resources.
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for support to strengthen ACET's Gender Equality Program  
As a pan-African economic policy institute, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) supports sustainable and resilient growth in Africa. Through its Gender Equality Program, ACET aims to embed a gender-responsive lens in economic policy formulation. Over the next few years, the Gender Equality Program will develop the African Transformation Report on Gender Equality and support African governments in designing gender-responsive macroeconomic policies and implementation models. This flexible program grant will enable ACET to deepen these focal areas, including sustained, meaningful engagement with policy actors and civil society. (Strategy: International Women's Economic Empowerment)
for general operating support  
The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) provides research, policy advice, and capacity enhancements that African governments can use to transform their economies with the aim of reducing poverty and improving living standards for their citizens. ACET conducts economic analysis and research that provides practical understanding of economic transformation, and engages African policymakers to incorporate drivers of transformation into national strategies and plans. It also supports governments in strengthening the planning and finance institutions necessary to implement these strategies. ACET advances these activities both independently and through its Pan-African Coalition for Transformation that brings together scholars, governments, and the private sector from across Africa.
for general operating support  
The African Center for Economic Transformation provides research, policy advice, and capacity enhancements that African countries can use to transform their economies, reduce poverty, and improve living standards. It combines original research about the drivers of economic growth with advisory services to African governments on institutional arrangements and policy approaches to achieve economic growth goals. This grant would support the Center at an important time, as it moves from the inaugural edition of its flagship African Transformation Report and African Transformation Index into a sustained work program anchored on the themes of this report. In this grant period, the Center aims to further professionalize its communications and fundraising functions.

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