Responsible public Governance : an authentic and universal alternative for more efficient human and ethical public services
Dr. Stéphane Monney Mouandjo GD. CAFRAD Yaoundé May 2017
CAFRAD : African Training and Research Centre in Administration for Development
Type: Pan African Intergovernmental Organization
Established: 13 May 1964
Location: Tangier (Morocco)
Membres: 36 States
Membership: Open to all African countries
Feature: Established in 1964 by African governments, with the support of UNESCO; making it the first uniquely Pan-African training and research center in the continent for the improvement of public administration and governance systems in Africa
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Our duty

Serves as a Centre of Excellence to support governments’ actions and those of related bodies in capacity development, innovation in public administration for improved service delivery to the citizens



Our Vision !

Create a new visionary leadership, support participatory and equitable development policies, sustain a performing public service and raise awareness of governments in human governance and make them sensitive to population’s needs.




4 Working Languages

  • English;
  • French;
  • Arabic;
  • Portuguese.


36 member states

Membership to CAFRAD is open to all African States. At present, the Member States are:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroun, Cap Vert, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, (The) Gambia, Ghana, Guinea (Conakry), Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Central African Republic , Democratic Republic of Congo, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tchad, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.



of the Board

M. Mohamed Benabdelkader

Ministre délégué auprès du Chef du gouvernement, chargé de la fonction publique et de la modernisation de l'administration

Site web :
Le Portail Administratif


Director General

Since 2014

Dr. Stéphane Monney Mouandjo


Main Areas of Intervention


Innovation, modernization and re-inventing public administration and governance; Improvement of performance and productivity in the public sector and in parastatal organizations;
Negotiation, conflict-resolution and post-conflict reconstruction of public services; Promoting good governance, ethics and professionalism in the public service;
• Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the public sector (e-governance/e-administration).