ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT FOR THE AFRICA CENTRE FOR ENERGY POLICY (ACEP) ON PROMOTING DOMESTIC RESOURCE MOBILIZATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Project Title ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT FOR THE AFRICA CENTRE FOR ENERGY POLICY (ACEP) ON PROMOTING DOMESTIC RESOURCE MOBILIZATION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Client DIAKONIA
Assignment Description  CDC Consult was engaged by Diakonia to undertake an assessmentof the Africa Centre fro Energy Policy (ACEP) on promoting domestic resource mobilization in sub-saharan Africa. The overall objective of the assessment was ‘to establish ACEP’s strengths and gaps in management systems, structures, processes and people’. Specifically, the assessment sought to establish capacity development needs in the following areas with a view of strengthening capacities: thematic and technical capacity; strategic communication; effective and innovative advocacy methods; governance, institutional and administrative capacity; monitoring and evaluation; results based management; a rights based approach to development in all programmes; feminist based approach, including a special focus on the three mainstreaming areas of gender, conflict, and environment. Key activities included holding inception and introductory meetings with programme partners, conduct of literature review, review of partner documentation (strategy documents, policy, procedures); development of OCA tool, conduct of interviews with key officials of ACEP, development of draft report and validation of findings, development and submission of final report.
Period August – November, 2020
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