The delivery of high quality programmes and projects to promote Africa’s development and regional integration can only be realised in an environment that permits good economic and corporate governance. In order to assist in achieving collective development in governance, the African Union champions the African Peer Review Mechanism, which encompasses this NEPAD theme.
The NBF is the programme management unit of the African Corporate Governance Network (ACGN), which is a collaborative network of director membership organisations that promote effective corporate governance across Africa.
The ACGN has created a network of organisations whose combined efforts and programmes are accelerating the creation of a climate of progressive corporate governance across the continent.
To see Africa as a continent committed to effective corporate governance and ethical leadership.
To develop the institutional capacity of ACGN members for enhancing effective corporate governance practices towards building better private and public sector organisations and corporate citizens in Africa.
ACGN AFRICA FOOTPRINT
The ACGN has a strong African presence with a membership base of Institute of Director organisation from 17 African countries. The ACGN represents over 16,000 directors and senior executives across the continent. In the short term, the ACGN is targeting new members which include Senegal, Namibia and Botswana.