Capacity Development and Training Programme

Capacity development and training have been a critical and central component of the work at IDEP from the time of its establishment. Indeed, it is at the heart of the Institute’s mandate and mission. It is a function which the Institute has carried out over the years with a strong emphasis on senior and middle level career officials drawn mainly from the executive arm of governments across the continent. Most of the training programmes offered at the Institute are anchored around economic management and development planning. Although all of the training conducted by the Institute has been centralised and took place at the IDEP premises in Dakar, 2012 marked the flagging off of the decentralized training strategy.

The Capacity Development and Training Programme of the Institute is categorized into two main components: