About

About Us

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.

Our Programs
  • Policy Research & Analysis
  • Knowledge Management
  • Networking & Capacity Building
  • Policy Engagement & Advocacy
Our Mission Statement
The 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.

Our Goal

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.

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Our Objectives, Operational Framework & Target

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Programs

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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.

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Knowledge Management

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Reality of Aid

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Africa CPDE Coordination Committee Meeting February 2022.

Matters affecting the African CPDE Constituency. Kenya

The youth and children indicator Advisory Group Meeting.

The Advisory group would approve the content and questions for the dimensions of the youth indicator

Country focal point training

The data collection for the youth indicator, country focal points training. Zambia

Country Focal Point Training

The youth indicator data collection team. March 2022. Zambia

The Observatorio Meeting. February 2022. Kenya

Capacity building towards joint programming and strengthening of Observatorio.

The youth indicator Advisory Group Meeting. February 2022. Kenya

The advisory committee discussions. This was done in order to approve the work of the technical working group and discuss and endorse the next work program and the advocacy strategy for the testing and the adoption of indicator framework in the context of the GPEDC.

The youth indicator Advisory Group Meeting. February 2022. Kenya

The discussions going on.

Youth Indicator Data Collection Launch. June 2022

The youth and children indicator, Kenya's data collection launch

Contact

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Our Address

Kirichwa Road, Kilimani
P.O Box: 36851-00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Email Us

info@roaafrica.org

Call Us

+ 254 20 2345762

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