Capacity Development Initiatives


  Helping Africans Thrive & Succeed

The EAP Group Centre for Capacity Development  defines capacity development as strengthening the capacity of systems and stakeholders—individuals, communities, civil society, governments, and the private sector—to achieve results.

We view capacity development as a deliberate, tailored process to strengthen an organization’s technical and organizational capacity by enhancing the knowledge and skills of its workforce and supporting its processes, systems, and programs. These efforts can help an organization develop partnerships, mobilize resources, achieve results, and influence broader systems change.

The Centre houses a global team of experts and institutionalizes over four decades of experience and state-of the-art resources. from across diverse sectors.

We help organizations leverage their assets, source support through multiple channels, enhance workforce knowledge and skills, improve programs, diffuse learning internally and sector-wide, and contribute to adaptive local systems and country ownership.  

Areas of Technical Expertise

We recognize that stakeholders exist within a dynamic system and that there are diverse capacities at many levels within the system. As we work with stakeholders, we strive to understand both local systems and an organization’s culture and assets, and use this deep understanding to provide targeted support to meet a wide range of potential organizational needs. 

We build on successes and accelerate progress toward sustainable and thriving organizations— and thus stronger health and education systems—by using an iterative co-creation approach that positions organizations and EAP Group as equal partners; supporting the development of highly contextualized action plans to build organizational and technical capacity; providing customized technical assistance that meets partners where they are; and adapting our capacity development interventions through constant learning.

The EAP Group’s Centre for Capacity Development approaches capacity development holistically and builds strong, trusting relationships with partners to promote accountability, transparency, and local ownership.

We provide tailored support in the following areas:

Capacity Assessments and Measurement: Review capacity assets and needs at multiple levels (system, organizational, individual) and measure the outcomes of the capacity development process.