PACT

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Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT)

Together we speed up the economic transformation process

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full_width_background” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” scene_position=”center” top_padding=”100″ bottom_padding=”100″ text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” row_border_radius=”none” row_border_radius_applies=”bg” overlay_strength=”0.3″ gradient_direction=”left_to_right” shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none” shape_type=””][vc_column column_padding=”padding-3-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” centered_text=”true” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/2″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_color=”#2f6fb3″ column_border_style=”solid”][image_with_animation image_url=”9533″ animation=”Fade In” hover_animation=”none” alignment=”” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”][/vc_column][vc_column column_padding=”padding-5-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”right” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/2″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT: sustaining and accelerating economic transformation” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:18pt|text_align:left|color:%23006fb9|line_height:35px” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Africa’s impressive economic growth since the mid-1990s―powered primarily from macroeconomic reforms, better business environments, and higher commodity prices―will not by itself sustain development on the continent. This is why the Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT) has been formed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full_width_background” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” equal_height=”yes” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” scene_position=”center” constrain_group_1=”yes” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” row_border_radius=”none” row_border_radius_applies=”bg” overlay_strength=”0.3″ gradient_direction=”left_to_right” shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none” shape_type=””][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” centered_text=”true” background_color=”#e8e3df” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ font_color=”#ffffff” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” top_padding=”5%” constrain_group_1=”yes” bottom_padding=”5%” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-3-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”left-right” column_element_spacing=”default” centered_text=”true” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/4″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_icon icon_family=”iconsmind” icon_style=”default” icon_color_type=”custom” icon_color_custom=”#852848″ icon_padding=”20px” icon_iconsmind=”iconsmind-Quotes-2″ icon_size=”200″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-4-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”left-right” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”3/4″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”No institution or individual has all the resources or answers …
Working together, with an understanding of the strategic environment, we can speed up progress” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:27pt|text_align:left|color:%23852848|line_height:32pt” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1631600995966{padding-top: 3% !important;padding-bottom: 3% !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”President Paul Kagame” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”full_width_background” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” scene_position=”center” top_padding=”80″ bottom_padding=”80″ text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” row_border_radius=”none” row_border_radius_applies=”bg” overlay_strength=”0.3″ gradient_direction=”left_to_right” shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none” shape_type=””][vc_column 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background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”small_depth” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/3″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_icon icon_family=”fontawesome” icon_style=”default” icon_color_type=”custom” icon_color_custom=”#ed7525″ icon_padding=”20px” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-cogs” icon_size=”140″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT is a catalyst” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:22|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”for action to benefit each country’s own institutions and processes.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:18|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-4-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” constrain_group_2=”yes” column_element_spacing=”default” centered_text=”true” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”small_depth” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/3″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_icon icon_family=”fontawesome” icon_style=”default” icon_color_type=”custom” icon_color_custom=”#ed7525″ icon_padding=”20px” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-wrench” icon_size=”140″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT is primarily a tool” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:22|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”for governments and local policymakers to gain information and support as they design and implement innovative policies for economic transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:18|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”padding-4-percent” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” constrain_group_2=”yes” column_element_spacing=”default” centered_text=”true” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”small_depth” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/3″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_icon icon_family=”fontawesome” icon_style=”default” icon_color_type=”custom” icon_color_custom=”#ed7525″ icon_padding=”20px” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-users” icon_size=”140″][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT is a platform” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:22|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”that seeks to bridge and close gaps between policy design and implementation – by sharing key resources, tools and processes.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:18|text_align:center|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” equal_height=”yes” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” scene_position=”center” top_padding=”80″ bottom_padding=”80″ text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” row_border_radius=”none” row_border_radius_applies=”bg” overlay_strength=”0.3″ gradient_direction=”left_to_right” shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none” shape_type=””][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” 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background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”2/3″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”Learn more about PACT” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30|text_align:left|color:%23852848″][toggles style=”minimal”][toggle color=”Accent-Color” title=”Working at 3 levels”][vc_custom_heading text=”A single mechanism for economic transformation” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Coalition is a way for governments and local policymakers to gain information and support as they design and implement policies that support economic transformation strategies. Its rationale is simple but powerful: African governments can accomplish more together than they can apart.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:16|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”That’s why countries need a regular platform to harness initiatives, knowledge, policies, and reforms and turn individual success into collective progress. Africa has many development initiatives in place, but so far it’s lacked a single mechanism to connect all of the stakeholders required to drive economic transformation. PACT will create these connections at all levels through the single lens of economic transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” text_align=”left” css=”.vc_custom_1631611088355{padding-top: 6% !important;padding-right: 6% !important;padding-bottom: 6% !important;padding-left: 6% !important;background-color: #e8e3df !important;}”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”ACET’s Pan-African Coalition for Transformation is the first post-2015 platform to offer participants:” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • Regular access to a dynamic network of influencers who are committed to Africa’s transformation.
  • The opportunity to establish multi-sector partnerships based on targeted development issues.
  • A policy development mechanism that is collaborative and action-oriented.
  • A vehicle to pool funding for research and analysis that leads to practical recommendations for driving transformation.

[/fancy-ul][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/toggle][toggle color=”Accent-Color” title=”Objective & Design”][vc_custom_heading text=”Forming the Coalition” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Pan-African Coalition for Transformation was launched in March 2016 at the inaugural African Transformation Forum, which drew 270 participants representing almost three dozen countries. The main takeaway:” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”African countries pursuing transformation policies can accomplish more ― and accomplish it faster ― by working together.” font_container=”tag:h6|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” text_align=”left” css=”.vc_custom_1631611128729{padding-top: 6% !important;padding-right: 6% !important;padding-bottom: 6% !important;padding-left: 6% !important;background-color: #e8e3df !important;}”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”Key objectives” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • Bring about effective implementation of transformative economic policies and practices.
  • Be a multi-level platform for consultation, learning, advocacy, and implementation.
  • Bring about collaboration by limited numbers of governments and other stakeholders who are distinguished by a particular policy issue.
  • Be selective and action-oriented in design.

[/fancy-ul][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Key attributes” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Coalition forms a network of like-minded countries, organizations, and sponsors to share valuable knowledge and harness successful initiatives, polices, and reforms to speed up the implementation of transformation strategies.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][image_with_animation image_url=”9599″ animation=”Fade In” hover_animation=”none” alignment=”” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” text_align=”left” css=”.vc_custom_1631612649770{padding-top: 6% !important;padding-right: 6% !important;padding-bottom: 6% !important;padding-left: 6% !important;background-color: #e8e3df !important;}”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_custom_heading text=”Operational design” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”The Coalition’s structural components encompass its many stakeholders.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Governing Body” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • Comprised of the Coalition Secretariat (ACET) and a separate Steering Committee
  • As secretariat, ACET will act as a facilitator and operational resource for Chapter activities
  • Steering Committee will help set priorities and be co-chaired by an ACET official and a minister from a member country

[/fancy-ul][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Chapters” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • Chapters organized around a single issue that drives economic transformation
  • Comprised of approximately 8-10 member countries
  • One member takes the lead as Chapter’s “Champion Country”

[/fancy-ul][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Countries” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • Countries with a proven track record or demonstrated commitment to transformation policies in a particular issue area will become members
  • Single countries can belong to multiple Chapters
  • Non-member countries will be encouraged to join as they move along a transformation pathway

[/fancy-ul][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Hundreds of Stakeholders” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][fancy-ul icon_type=”standard_dot” alignment=”left” spacing=”default”]

  • In addition to government officials and policymakers, stakeholders also include donors, development partners, the private sector, and civil society organizations
  • Encouraged to collaborate at national level (within member countries) or at regional level (through PACT Chapters)

[/fancy-ul][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/toggle][toggle color=”Accent-Color” title=”Coalition Chapters”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Coalition Chapters” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT will consist of eight Chapters, each organized around a separate area of economic transformation and comprise core members with relevant expertise, interest, and knowledge. Chapters will function as small, nimble networks of like-minded countries, organizations, and sponsors to coordinate joint action – sometimes in person, sometimes remotely – to share valuable knowledge, and promote successful transformation strategies for all of Africa.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Members will include countries that have previously worked with ACET on transformation programs, as well as countries that are committed to future policy reforms and eager to engage with peers and stakeholders. Countries known for their advanced drive in Chapter areas — as well as their potential to bring about catalytic action — will champion the work of each Chapter and help coordinate policy efforts.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Chapters will meet at least once a year, guided by a set of broad objectives with specific work programs and targets for each member country.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][/toggle][toggle color=”Default” title=”Operationalizing PACT: How it will work”][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/toggle][toggle color=”Accent-Color” title=”Why join PACT?”][vc_custom_heading text=”We accomplish more together than apart” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT is built upon the shared awareness that no institution or individual has all the resources or answers. To ensure this innovative approach succeeds in speeding up transformation progress, stakeholder groups within and outside Africa must come together in collaboration. It’s critical that PACT incorporates existing research, leverages all available expertise, and harnesses the growing interest in transformation strategies from across the full range of Africa’s diverse development spectrum.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”For stakeholders in the process of Africa’s economic transformation, the case for joining PACT is clear.” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”For government agencies” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Participation in PACT will provide access to highly qualified experts on policy themes; opportunities for peer-to-peer learning from countries with relevant experience; channels for engagement with industry and civil society; and access to exclusive funding opportunities that can support the implementation of the transformation agenda.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”For industry and civil society” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”Participation in PACT will provide opportunities to build meaningful relationships with public officials at the national and intergovernmental levels; collaborate with other public and private institutions with similar interests and objectives and learn effective ways to leverage corporate social responsibility efforts, development projects and advocacy campaigns towards economic transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”For development partners and foundations” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”PACT will provide opportunities to direct resources towards high-impact interventions through a transparent, African-led process based on local needs. Donors will have the opportunity to maximize their impact through harmonization with other donors. They will have access to new and actionable ideas as they emerge, providing unique opportunities to support Africa’s transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”ACET currently works with a network of African think tanks and researchers across the continent―from Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. In addition, we work with other experts from around the globe. Some of the institutions with which we’ve collaborated included the World Bank, JICA, NORAD, USAID, DfID, the governments of Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Norway, Sierra Leone and the Netherlands, along with the Hewlett, Ford, Rockefeller, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations. ACET has already helped shift Africa’s development paradigm from growth to transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”As African countries now look to the post-2015 development agenda and beyond, the Pan-African Coalition for Transformation is poised to be a leading catalyst at the forefront of lasting change on the continent.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][/toggle][toggle color=”Accent-Color” title=”Looking ahead: The road to ATF2020″][vc_custom_heading text=”A single mechanism for economic transformation” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”That’s why countries need a regular platform to harness initiatives, knowledge, policies, and reforms and turn individual success into collective progress. Africa has many development initiatives in place, but so far it’s lacked a single mechanism to connect all of the stakeholders required to drive economic transformation. PACT will create these connections at all levels through the single lens of economic transformation.” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:14|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_row_inner column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” text_align=”left”][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”2/5″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_btn size=”large” button_style=”see-through” button_color_2=”Accent-Color” color_override=”#489fd7″ icon_family=”default_arrow” text=”Read more about ATF2018″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”2/5″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][nectar_btn size=”large” button_style=”see-through” button_color_2=”Extra-Color-3″ color_override=”#ed7525″ icon_family=”default_arrow” text=”Download the ATF2018 in Review”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” column_element_spacing=”default” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/5″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” bg_image_animation=”none” border_type=”simple” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/toggle][/toggles][vc_custom_heading text=”A single mechanism for economic transformation” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:18|text_align:left|color:%23852848″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_custom_heading text=”That’s why countries need a regular platform to harness initiatives, knowledge, policies, and reforms and turn individual success into collective progress. 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