Institutional Strengthening

AfriCOG’s vision is to foster permanent civic vigilance. To this end, AfriCOG must build long-term knowledge generation and information brokerage capacity and standing advocacy capacity.

These goals entail:

·         Becoming the lead regional resource centre for information on governance and anti-corruption reform.

·         Building a public information system that is open, accessible and usable by different stakeholders.

·         Building and maintaining a lean but efficient and effective secretariat.

Pursuits under this function will include:

·         Development of the Board with balanced representation in terms of gender and expertise.

·         Development and approval of institutional policies and procedure documents.

·         Recruitment of a Research Manager.

·         Resource mobilisation using the strategic plan as a marketing tool.

·         Capacity building of staff on various skills.