AFRODAD at national, regional and international managed to enhance transparent, accountable, sustainable and inclusive public debt management and development effectiveness based on a human right values system in a number of African countries.
- By the end of 2017, AFRODAD noted that countries of Mozambique, Swaziland, Mauritius, Rwanda, Uganda, and Cameroon are implementing debt management policies and practices that enhance inclusivity, transparency and accountability in line with the principles of the AFRODAD Borrowing Charter. AFRODAD had high level engagements and made demands to policy makers of the above countries, including Directors of Debt Management in the Ministries of Finance. Officials pledged to make sure that their governments continue to manage the debt prudently to enable the country’s development
- AFRODAD engaged parliaments of Swaziland, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Mauritius, Cameroon and Uganda, and initiated to debate which will result in the enactment of legislations that enhance effective parliament oversight on all public borrowing.
- The following CSOs Networks have been actively involved in loan contraction processes and debt management through public debates which mobilises the grassroots, workshops and engaging their respective national governments on issues of debt management and transparent loan contraction processes. These are Mozambique Debt Group (MDG), Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (ZIMCODD), Uganda Debt Network (UDN), PFIAD - Plate Forme D’information Et D’action Sur La Dette Cameroon; Mauritius Council for Social Services (MACOSS); Rwanda Religious Forum; Tanzania Coalition and Network on Debt and Development – (TCDD); Somali Disaster Resilience Institute SDRI; and Justice Africa South Sudan. This has been as a result of collaborative efforts with AFRODAD. Going forward these CSOs will be able to be engaged from the initial stages of projects development, analysis of loan terms and conditions, loan negotiations, and be watchdogs on projects implementation and utilisation of funds, and impacts assessments.
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