The African Planners Community brings together vocal group of professionals engaged in African planning instruments. It is a forum where all the actors - central and local government officials and political authorities, researchers, academics, NGOs, activists and donors - can share their knowledge, perspectives and solutions.
The following 12 issues were discussed by the community based on questions from members. Summaries of the discussions are attached.
Investing in poorer regions in a tight fiscal environment.
Based on the query posed by Charles Abugre, SADA, Ghana on the topic 'Investing in poorer regions in a tight fiscal environment', the Consolidated Reply consists of the responses of members, comparative experiences and related resources recommended during the discussion.
Planning for competing development goals - Experiences, Advice.
This consolidated reply is a response for Anne Marie T. NYEMB's query to the community on panning for competing development goals. It consists of the responses from members, comparative experiences, related resources and recommended organisations and programmes.
Drafting a National Sustainable Development Strategy
Based on a request from Rogerio Wamusse of the National Council for Sustainable Development of Mozambique, members provided experiences and reference to expertise in drafting a national strategy.
Applying standardized economic forecasting models for Africa
The consolidated reply, to Benson Kiriga's query, provides experiences and referrals on economic forecasting models including how to standardize these models and the recommended modelling tools, techniques and software.
Addressing poverty and inequality towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals
This document is the consolidated reply for the query from Bernard Lutete Di Lutete addressing poverty and inequality towards achieving SDGs.
Mainstreaming the SDGs and Agenda 2063 into national planning frameworks - Experiences
This consolidated reply consists of the responses from 18 members for the query mainstreaming SDGs and Agenda 2063 into national planning frameworks including resources recommended by members to query forwarded by From Bartholomew Armah of ECA.
Integrating microfinance and other area development schemes into national development policies and strategies.
Based on a query from Ali Abdalla Ali, this consolidated reply discusses the role of microfinance in development and how to integrate microfinance in development policies and strategies.
Fragile states and SDGs
This consolidated reply provides the responses, comparative experiences and related resources for the query on fragile states and SDGs to the query posed by Albina Andrew Chuwa.
Innovative strategies for employment generation and women's participation.
This product is a consolidated reply on how to better take gender into consideration in budgeting process and employment generation, in particular for women to the query from Baya CISSE.
Applying T21 model to facilitate development planning.
Based on a query from Reboneng Makoa, this consolidated reply summarises responses and findings regarding the use of the T21 model for development planning.
Coordinating and Monitoring Plans and Planning
Consolidated reply on the coordination (horizontal and vertical) and monitoring and evaluation of development plans to the query of Anne-Christelle Ott.
E-discussion summary: Does Planning Work?
This is a summary of the e-discussion on the practice of planning initiated by Ali Abdalla Ali.