« The Africa Performance Institute aims to increase public service delivery and modern management of international trade on the African continent, to strengthen its competitiveness, and increase the created value add and reduce poverty. »
API focus is to formulate strategies and to promote E-commerce and E-gov. The objective of the Association is to promote the development of E-Commerce and E-Government in Africa for the benefit of the economic sectors, the companies, organizations, and citizens. API aims to promote good practices to increase the Value of the existing Initiatives implemented. New initiatives will be targeted as well in order to assist Businesses, governments and technical & financial partners to better ensure that the resources allocated to develop E-commerce and E-gov are spent with the maximum chance to reach the expected results.
SUPPORT THE AFRICAN
governments in their public policies on trade effectiveness and the reinforcement of their administrations through the use of digital technologies.
SUPPORT THE DONORS
technical and financial partners to bring assistance within governments and regional organizations in relevant areas.
within the appropriate national and international authorities for a more proactive approach of the continent in term of commerce and administrations modernization
for better consideration of the value added part in the achievement of projects in the above-mentioned domain.
SET UP STRATEGIES
to make sure that E-Commerce and E-government services match the companies expectancies in particular small and medium enterprises and those of the most vulnerable population.
DEVELOP AND PROMOTE
performance measure and monitoring tools to conduct regular assessments.
awareness-raising, training, promotion, advice, coaching and implementation of everything related to E-Commerce and E-Government.
Africa Performance Institute initiatives are meant to lead to the following benefits for the continent:
PUBLIC SERVICES DELIVRERING FACILITATED
African Governments have improved their capacity to elaborated and conducted policies to improve with the use of IT of trade facilitation and public services delivering
DONORS CONTRIBUTIONS CONVERT INTO BENEFITS
Donors community and technical and financial partners are equipped with tools and have access to local competencies on the ground to better design assistance program and supervise projects implementation related to trade facilitation and public services delivered in Africa
OUTCOMES REACHED THE BENEFICIARIES
African economies and African citizens take benefit from the public policies, the programs and the projects designed and implement for them by the government
AFRICAN SUCCESFULL EXPERIENCES SERVE AFRICAN NEW INITIATIVES
Financial Resources engaged throughout the continent to promote trade efficiency and public service delivering are better optimized, namely because of avoiding duplication of same initiatives ignoring the possibility to reuse what has been already successfully implemented somewhere in Africa
HOW AFRICAN PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE WILL CONTRIBUTE?
Create a portal with access to relevant resources and information for all interested parties: public administration, governments and citizens.
DATABASE OF EXPERTS
Develop and maintain a network of international experts with strong expertise in various areas within the Association scope of activites.
Create tools to measure and analyze the performance for E-Government and
Organize Sensitization workshops and trainings on E-Commerce and E-Government for public officials, citizens, private sector and international organisations.
API aims to take an active lead on discussions about challenges and expected outcomes regarding the performance in the Digital Economy.
Create an annual award event for the best E-Government or E-Commerce initatives.
African Performance Institute is an initiative form by African experts and with other non-African experts to promote IT in Africa, mainly when related to trade promotion and public service delivered. The founding members capitalize more than 20 years of experience each in the domain of IT for Trade and IT for public service delivering in Africa.
M. Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE
M. Alex Louis Gabriel CORENTHIN
Mme Oumy FALL
M. Boubacar CAMARA
Pr. Abdoullah CISSE
University professor and lawyer (SENEGAL)
M. Dominique NJINKEU
Mme Birgit VIOHL
Consultant on Trade Policies and Trade Facilitation (GERMANY)
Mme Valentina MINTAH
International ICT Expert in Trade Facilitation (GHANA)
Mme Aissatou KASSE