The lack of capacity or inadequate capacity is the missing link or gap that must be bridged in order to close the ever increasing dramatic development divide and to reverse the tragic trend of poverty in Africa. It is apparent that, as in many institutions in the continent, African Parliaments are also seriously afflicted by the lack of capacity, which hampers development in Africa. In Parliament, the lack of capacity is extremely detrimental especially in the areas of policy and programme formulation and monitoring, oversight, and programme implementation.
The specific capacity gaps that this Project intends to contribute to address are:
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
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