The Reality of Aid Africa Network is a Pan African initiative focusing on analysis and lobbying and advocating for poverty eradication policies in the international aid system and development co-operation. We seek to strengthen the involvement of African civil society organisations in the policy reform on the international aid architecture as well as development co-operation.
- Policy Research & Analysis
- Knowledge Management
- Networking & Capacity Building
- Policy Engagement & Advocacy
Our Mission StatementThe mission of ROA AFRICA is to contribute to more effective international aid and development cooperation strategies to eliminate poverty, based on principles solidarity and equity.
Our Vision Statement
The vision statement of ROA AFRICA is to aspire towards a free, just and equitable society.
The Reality of Aid Africa Network aims to contribute to more effective international aid and development cooperation strategies to eliminate poverty, based on principles solidarity and equity.Learn More
01 Our Objectives
i. Providing reliable and well-researched reports on international aid performance in Africa;
ii. Influencing national and international policy makers, in the North and the South, through lobbying and policy dialogue;
iii. Increasing public knowledge and awareness and thereby popular and political pressure for accountable development cooperation policies in donor countries;
iv. Facilitating collaboration and shared learning between the network members, NGOs and CSOs in Africa to enhance their capacity to advocate for effective development cooperation.
v. To link the network with other international initiatives to contribute to an informed debate on the role of aid in poverty eradication in Africa
02 Operational Framework
While the program will be co-ordinated with a regional perspective, national activities as well as global activities will also be considered. For each national and global initiative, specific objectives will jointly be defined, in the light of the broad policy objectives for the activity.
The framework will define what will be the roles and responsibilities of the organisations bearing in mind the nature of the partnership:- a. ROA Africa Network and network affiliates),
b. ROA Africa Network stand alone regional work
c. ROA Africa Network with other international partners including donor partners, European CSOs and
d. Relationship between the partners.
03 Our Target
General public, Members of Parliament, Multilateral Institutions including AfDB, World Bank and IMF, Pan African institutions including the African Union, and the Economic Commission for Africa, African Civil Society Organisations, African Governments, Ministries of Development Co-operations, Northern Civil Society Organisations, Academic institutions.
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Policy Research & Analysis
Our research is used primarily to generate strategic information to enable the network undertake awareness raising among its members and other African CSOs across the continent.Learn More
We ensure strategic information is provided to partners for prompt action, and to mobilise public opinion in order to generate public pressures on issues. Dissemination conferences, meetings and workshops, publications of print and electronic materials, and publicity campaigns are utilised.Learn More
Networking & Capacity Building
ROA Africa seeks to develop a continental network well versed with issues on international aid architecture and development cooperation, which would provide support for awareness creation on implementation of multilateral and bilateral agreements, by local groups.Learn More
Policy Engagement & Advocacy
The lobby and advocacy program aims to mobilise African CSO opinion and generate sufficient support on the issues of international aid architecture and development cooperation reform.Learn More
Reports & Publications
We provide reliable and well-researched reports on international aid performance in Africa that help to achieve more effective international aid and development cooperation strategies to eliminate poverty, based on principles solidarity and equity.View Reports View Publications
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