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, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, 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 Program Document for the Second Phase

Phase II program document sets the Center’s strategic direction in support of macroeconomic capacity building in the 13 member countries over the period August 2017 – April 2022. English, French and P...

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AFS Program Document for the Second Phase

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Phase II program document sets the Center’s strategic direction in support of macroeconomic capacity building in the 13 member countries over the period August 2017 – April 2022. English, French and P...

English Français Português
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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

  • 25
  • Jun

Foreign Exchange Market Simulation for Central Banks

06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018 Johannesburg, South Africa

Mid -to Senior-level experts working in foreign exchange (FX) market operations or very closely related areas, who have already acquired an FX trading certificate

  • 16
  • Jul

Impact of Basel III Reforms in Implementation of Basel II/III in EMDEs

07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018 Ebene, Mauritius

Mid- to senior-level supervisors of banks from central banks/prudential supervisory agencies

  • 03
  • Sep

Strengthening the Administration and Control of Excise

09/03/2018 - 09/07/2018 Ebene, Mauritius

Officials from excise control units in the customs and tax administrations responsible for participating in and managing the excise function.

  • 17
  • Sep

Medium-Term Fiscal Frameworks and Fiscal Risks

09/17/2018 - 09/21/2018 Ebene, Mauritius

Senior technical staff of Macro-Fiscal Units, Budget Departments, and Public Enterprises Monitoring Units.

  • 15
  • Oct

Crisis Management and Crisis Resolution

10/15/2018 - 10/19/2018 SARB Academy, Pretoria, South Africa

Mid- to Senior-level supervisors from SADC countries

  • 05
  • Nov

Model Based Policy Analysis and Forecasting

11/05/2018 - 10/19/2018 Ebene, Mauritius

Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

  • 19
  • Nov

Compliance and Risk Management

11/19/2018 - 11/23/2018 To be confirmed

Heads responsible for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Compliance Risk Management (CRM) in revenue administration (RA) operations.

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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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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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Swaziland

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Zambia

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Zimbabwe

Meet Our Development Partners

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Indian Ocean Commission
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nethelands
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