Projects in Africa
CLI's impact in Africa
African Union - Supporting Good Governance among the Member States
African Union Good Governance Project
How to combine “flatland” and “wonderland” – dialogic and structural elements – in building sustainable multi-stakeholder processes? This was one of the burning questions discussed during the tailor-made training Stakeholder Dialogues for the African Union Commission (AUC)/GIZ programme Strengthening the capacity of the AU Commission in the field of good governance in June 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The participants learned how to develop fruitful collaboration with key stakeholders, such as Africa’s regional economic communities and representatives of the member states, in order for the Departments of Political Affairs and Social Affairs to raise standards of democracy, elections, and human rights in the AU member states.
Rwanda - Public Private Dialogue: Cross-Sector Collaboration
Public Private Partnership in Rwanda
In the context of the Rwandan Public-Private Dialogue (RPPD) Mechanism, established by the Rwandan government, the Collective Leadership Institute trained the core container of actors in effective stakeholder engagement, internal and external communication, monitoring, and regular reviews. The goal was to facilitate on-going dialogue between the public and private sectors at the local and national levels to identify barriers to private sector cooperation.
The result: The RPPD mechanism now operates throughout the 30 districts of Rwanda. Public and private sector stakeholders hold regular dialogues to address administrative and policy issues experienced by local business people and to resolve them at the local level. In this way, gaps impeding business growth are identified and addressed. The five missions are supported by the GIZ EcoEmploi programme.
The Comoros Island - From Conflict to Unity
Conflict Management in the Health Sector, Comoros Islands

Members and non-members of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) were invited to take part in a Stakeholder Dialogues tailor-made course and undertook a detailed stakeholder analysis of the health sector of the Comoros. This helped identify some of the strengths and weaknesses of the different key players, led to intense discussions on roles and responsibilities, and greatly contributed to understanding the context. The tailor-made workshop enabled the group to develop a common understanding of what the CCM is, why it exists, and how each different stakeholder can contribute to its effective operation through proper engagement. This lead-up helped to create a space for dialogue on existing issues, to overcome misunderstandings, and to take joint steps in the fight against malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS.

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South Africa - Violence Prevention
Violence Prevention in South Africa

Participants of this tailor-made Stakeholder Dialogues course comprised both GIZ staff in South Africa and their partners from the public sector, civil society, and community-based organisations who were trained to cooperate more effectively to promote the safety of particularly vulnerable population groups in disadvantaged communities. The participants identified a common vision for the GIZ violence Prevention and Safe Public Spaces programme and established the success factors for meaningful stakeholder engagement.

The Art of Stakeholder Collaboration

- 4 days of training
- core methodology: CLI Dialogic Change Model
- tuition fee: € 1,650.00
Registration status: CLOSED

21 November — 24 November 2017
The Cape Milner Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
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Africa - African Cashew Initiative
African Cashew Initiative

The purpose of the African Cashew Initiative (ACi) was to strengthen the global competitiveness of cashew production and processing in five pilot countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mozambique, and Côte d’Ivoire). CLI supported the multi-stakeholder initiative and provided stakeholder engagement strategies on various levels. CLI also assisted the contextual preparation and facilitated strategic stakeholder events that brought together actors from public and private sectors, as well as from international civil society organisations.

Senegal - Supporting Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
Small and medium-sized enterprises in Senegal

Small and medium sized enterprises are an important part of the Senegalese economy, yet current laws and government policies do not create an enabling environment for boosting the prosperity of many small businesses. CLI initiated an engagement process to address this situation by analysing the different viewpoints and including key actors that were previously left out. Eventually, a new sense of common ownership developed around the original aim of the initiative.

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