Welcome to AFRITAC South

The Regional Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) in Southern Africa (AFRITAC South – AFS) is a collaborative effort between the International Monetary Fund (IMF), recipient countries and several bilateral and multilateral partners aimed at providing technical advice (TA) in core macroeconomic and financial management areas to countries in the African sub-Saharan region. The centre is currently providing TAs and trainings to Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.  The main mandate of AFS is to provide capacity-building assistance, facilitate the reform process in member countries, and support regional integration.

Annual Report

AFS Annual Report FY 2017

Through FY17 capacity development initiatives aimed at strengthening economic institutions and empowering officials in the region continued to facilitate implementation of major reform plans and harmo...

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AFS Annual Report FY 2017

Annual Report

Through FY17 capacity development initiatives aimed at strengthening economic institutions and empowering officials in the region continued to facilitate implementation of major reform plans and harmo...

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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

  • 04
  • Sep

FX Market Dealing Simulation Workshop for Central Bank Officials

09/04/2017 - 09/08/2017 Johannesburg, South Africa

Senior and mid-level experts working in foreign exchange market operations and very closely related areas like FX reserve management and risk management.

  • 25
  • Sep

Monetary Policy Communication

09/25/2017 - 09/29/2017 Accra, Ghana

Senior and mid-level experts and policymakers involved in preparing and delivering internal and/or external monetary policy reports, including inputs to the analysis and forecasts, and other external communications

  • 25
  • Sep

Intelligence and Investigation in Customs

09/25/2017 - 10/06/2017 Ebene, Mauritius

Officials from customs administrations responsible for participating in and managing the intelligence and investigation functions.

  • 23
  • Oct

Macroprudential Approach to Supervision and Managing Systemic Risk

10/23/2017 - 10/27/2017 Ebene, Mauritius

Senior staff in the following areas: Supervisory policy, off-site and on-site examination in the supervision department, macroprudential supervision, and financial stability.

  • 30
  • Oct

Prevention and Management of Government Expenditure Arrears: Theory & Practices

10/30/2017 - 11/03/2017 Ebene, Mauritius

Senior technical staff of Budget and Treasury Departments from AFS member countries

  • 27
  • Nov

Modernizing the Legal Framework in Compliance with the CPSS-IOSCO Principles ...

11/27/2017 - 12/01/2017 Ebene, Mauritius

The financial market infrastructures (FMIs) are generally sophisticated multilateral systems that handle significant transaction volumes and sizable monetary values...

  • 04
  • Dec

Compilation of National Accounts

12/04/2017 - 12/08/2017 Ebene, Mauritius

The seminar is primarily designed for national accounts compilers from the statistical agencies responsible for official national accounts data. Participants from other government institutions and agencies will be welcome.

  • 15
  • Jan

Financial Market Infrastructure and Payments System (TBC)

01/15/2018 - 01/19/2018 Ebene, Mauritius

To be determined

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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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Seco
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Nethelands
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