AFRODAD attended a Diakonia one day’s stakeholder validation workshop in Nairobi, Kenya to validate the findings of a baseline study under the programme “Promoting Domestic Resource Mobilisation (DRM) in Sub-Saharan
The sponsor, Diakonia, set the study purposes to provide further analytical input to the development of the program and to contribute to a flexible and continuously adjusted monitoring framework of the program that commenced in July 2018 and ends June 2022.
Diakonia is working in close consultation with the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa and AFRODAD was identified as one of the key regional civil society actor to be part of the implementing partners together with Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) and Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya).
In a statement, representatives from Diakonia noted “with the baseline study now complete, a validation of the same is necessary in an effort to promote synergy among implementing partners and raise awareness of the programme”.
Objectives of the workshop included: validation of the baseline study findings; building synergy among partners and with Transparency International chapters in Africa, raising awareness of the DRM programme while deepening the programmes reach in ECOWAS Proposed activities.
AFRODAD was represented by Mr Tirivangani Mutazu, Senior Policy analyst and Mr Tatenda Nyachega, researcher both working under the Debt Management portfolio.