Welcome to AFRITAC South

The Regional Technical Assistance Center for Southern Africa (AFRITAC South – AFS) is a collaborative effort between the International Monetary Fund (IMF), beneficiary countries, and external development partners aimed at providing technical assistance (TA) and cooperation in core macroeconomic and financial management areas to countries in the Southern Africa and West Indian Ocean region. The center provides TA and training to Angola, Botswana, Comoros, eSwatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.  The mandate of AFS is to provide capacity-building assistance, facilitate the reform process in member countries, and support regional integration.

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AFS Annual Report FY 2019

During this fiscal year, the traction of AFS capacity development advice remained high. AFS countries sustained macroeconomic reforms toward their sustainable development (SDGs) and financing for deve...

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AFS Annual Report FY 2019

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During this fiscal year, the traction of AFS capacity development advice remained high. AFS countries sustained macroeconomic reforms toward their sustainable development (SDGs) and financing for deve...

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AFS FY 2018 Work Program

With the program under phase I nearly complete, AFRITAC South (AFS) expects further progress on targeted outcomes across all sectors. Through FY17 capacity development (CD) initiatives aimed at streng...

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AFS FY 2018 Work Program

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With the program under phase I nearly complete, AFRITAC South (AFS) expects further progress on targeted outcomes across all sectors. Through FY17 capacity development (CD) initiatives aimed at streng...

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Upcoming Seminars

  • 23
  • Sep

IMPROVING BUDGET OUTCOMES THROUGH TRANSPARENT AND GENDER RESPONSIVE BUDGETS

09/23/2019 - 09/27/2019 Pretoria, South Africa

Budget Directors and staff from AFRITAC South member countries

  • 23
  • Sep

HIGH-LEVEL SEMINAR ON REVENUE ADMINISTRATION GOVERNANCE

09/23/2019 - 09/25/2019 Cape Town, South Africa

Commissioners General, chairpersons of governing boards, and Principal Secretaries responsible for Finance

  • 07
  • Oct

ESTABLISHMENT OF EFFECTIVE SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES FOR CUSTOMS VALUATION

10/07/2019 - 10/11/2019 South Africa

Mid-level managers from central verification/valuation, risk management and policy units of revenue authorities.

  • 14
  • Oct

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ISSUES IN BANKING SECTOR

10/14/2019 - 10/18/2019 Pretoria, South Africa

Mid- to senior-level supervisors of banks from central banks/prudential supervisory agencies of SADC countries working in Supervisory policy, off-site and on-site examination in the supervision department

  • 11
  • Nov

REGULATORY, SUPERVISORY AND OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES

11/11/2019 - 11/15/2019 Ebene, Mauritius

Senior- and mid-level professionals responsible for the operation, regulation and oversight of the payment, clearing & settlement systems

  • 02
  • Dec

MONETARY POLICY FORECASTING AND ANALYSIS

12/02/2019 - 12/13/2019 Ebene, Mauritius

Mid- to senior-level staff involved in monetary policy forecasting and modeling Research/Monetary Policy Departments of the Central Banks in the AFRITAC South region

  • 13
  • Jan

VOLUME AND PRICE MEASURES IN NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

01/13/2020 - 01/17/2019 Livingstone, Zambia

The seminar is designed for annual and quarterly national accounts compilers from the statistical agencies responsible for official national accounts data.

  • 20
  • Jan

STRENGTHENING PUBLIC DEBT MANAGEMENT AND MANAGING PUBLIC WEALTH

01/20/2020 - 01/24/2019 Pretoria , South Africa

Macro-Fiscal Departments, Debt Management Departments and Public Private Partnerships Units. Staff from AFRITAC South member countries as well as COMESA, SADC and selected AFRITAC East countries

  • 27
  • Jan

EFFECTIVE USE OF DATA ANALYTICAL TOOLS TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A RBCP

01/27/2020 - 01/31/2019 Ebene, Mauritius

Mid-level managers from the risk management, analytical units or customs departments of revenue authorities.

  • 10
  • Feb

FUNDAMENTALS OF PRICE STATISTICS

02/10/2020 - 02/14/2019 Gaborone, Botswana

Price statistics compilers from the statistical agencies responsible for official price statistics data

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Our Countries

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Angola

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Botswana

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Comoros

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eSwatini

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Lesotho

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Madagascar

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Mauritius

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Mozambique

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Namibia

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Seychelles

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South Africa

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Zambia

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Zimbabwe

Meet Our Development Partners

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Seco

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China

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nethelands

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