Multinational - Operational and financial support to the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) under pillar III of the Transition Support Facility (TSF) - ADF-13

Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Feb 2016
Signature Date 07 Nov 2016
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2019
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 16,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The programme is a UA 16 million operational and financial support to the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). ALSF is an international organisation that is hosted by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The overarching goal of the ALSF is to help maximise resources available for the economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs). This is done by providing technical assistance to strengthen the member countries’ legal expertise and negotiating capacities in matters pertaining to the following: (i) Debt management and vulture fund litigation; (ii) Natural resource and extractive industries management and contracting; (iii) Investment agreements; and (iv) Related commercial and business transactions. The UA 16 million allocation will be strictly applied to eligible countries under Pillar III of the TSF. In this regard, the ALSF will provide legal services to all eligible countries in accordance with its operational and institutional strategic pillars. This proposal will be implemented within 2 years.

Project Objectives

The objective of this support is to enhance the ALSF’s mandate and work which are closely linked to addressing issues of fragility and building resilience by providing countries support in critical areas, such as vulture fund litigation and advisory services that are complemented by capacity building interventions.


The main beneficiaries of this support is the Regional Members Countries in fragile situation.

Participating Organization

Fragile States Facility
African Legal Support Facility (ALSF)


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-K00-083
Last Update 01 Dec 2022


Contact Details

Name OKOU N'Guessan Andre

Geographic Location

Country Multinational
Coordinates Location Name
11.58901 43.14503 Djibouti
16 30 Sudan
6 48 Somalia
8.5 -11.5 Sierra Leone
-1.0 15.5 Republic of the Congo
6.5 -9.5 Liberia
-2.5 23.5 DR Congo