What is CABRI?

CABRI is a pan-African professional network of senior government officials in ministries of finance and planning.

Who are the members?

The CABRI network currently comprises of 26 members.

Anglophone: Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Francophone: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Senegal
Lusophone: Angola, Mozambique

The network is open to all countries in Africa. For more information on joining the initiative, please contact the CABRI secretariat.

Whats New?

Dialogue on ‘Aid and the Budget’
17 and 18 May, Mauritius

The CABRI dialogue aims to explore the following four areas: putting aid on budget, budget transparency, aid and fiscal space; and budget support and performance assessment frameworks.

Negotiations to finalise and authenticate international agreement
19 May, Mauritius

Senior budget officials will meet to negotiate and authenticate the international agreement that will form the basis for establishing CABRI as a legal entity.

Budget management and financial accountability training workshop
18 – 20 June, South Africa

The aim of the training workshop is to deepen capacity in the budgeting institutions of participating countries. Middle management officials in key financial African institutions and ministries of finance are invited to participate.

Study tour to South African Ministry of Finance
21 and 22 June, South Africa

The study tour programme builds on the training seminar by allowing participants to engage in depth with key workshop themes in an applied setting.

G20 dialogue on fiscal elements of growth and development
7 September, South Africa

South Africa, as chair of the G20, will host an Africa Policy Dialogue inviting CABRI members and other African policy-makers to share their thoughts and experiences to inform G20 discussions on the fiscal elements of growth and development.