Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of The Community of Sahel-Saharan States


The 2013 Capacity Development Mapping and Scoping Exercise is an integral part of the African Union (AU) Multi-Agency Capacity Development Support Programme (M-CDP) to Regional Economic Communities (RECs). It is part of the overarching AU institutional development process aimed at forging the necessary functional linkages among RECs and with other AU organs and institutions towards
enhancing regional integration in Africa.

As per agreed methodology, interviews were held with officials of CEN-SAD. All relevant documentation and information was provided by the respondents. Internet sources were also used to supplement information. The output of this assignment is this mapping and scoping report which provides an inventory of previous large scale efforts and related initiatives on capacity development; a summary of various CD strategies and processes and a synthesis of findings, conclusions and recommendations.