Multinational – Institutional Support Project for the African Union: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Implementation


Project Summary

Approval Date 01 Apr 2019
Signature Date 05 Aug 2019
Planned Completion Date 12 Dec 2019
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15110
Commitment U.A 3,500,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Institutional Support Project for the African Union: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Implementation is deigned is to enhance the AU’s institutional Capacity to implement the AfCFTA agreement. It is to help materialize an institutional structure that can best facilitate efficient service delivery and the full-scale implementation of the AfCFTA programmes. The project will also build skills, catalyse inclusiveness and ownership by stakeholders, a requisite for the successful implementation of AfCFTA. The expected outputs are Enhanced AU Institutional capacity to manage the AfCFTA implementation; Improved stakeholders inclusiveness, buy-in and ownership of AfCFTA Agreement. The project comprises two main components, namely: (i) establishment of the AfCFTA Secretariat and (ii) Roll out AfCFTA implementation programs/tools and stakeholder awareness.

Project Objectives

The project objective is to establish solid Institutional Structure for the effective and efficient implementation of the AfCFTA.

Beneficiaries

The African countries shall be the direct beneficiaries of the Project. The project will help the AUC to extend support to the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member states, and the private sector. This is particularly in the area of capacity enhancements for the RMCs to meet implementation obligations.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Implementing
AFRICAN UNION

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-KF0-059
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name BRIGGS Inye Nathan
Email i.briggs@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Multinational