African Centre for Development Finance

The African Centre for Development (also known as the ACDF or The Centre) is a research,
educational and service institution of the University of Stellenbosch, under Stellenbosch Business School. The Centre is aligned with Stellenbosch Business School’s Development Finance Programme, which is dedicated to developing Africa where it matters and helping the continent achieve sustainability.

Discovering, facilitating and communicating knowledge

This knowledge must contribute to integrated, inclusive and sustainable financial development solutions in Africa’s emerging, developing and transitional economies

Conducting applied research to improve policy implementation

This policy implementation must be beneficial to development finance in the African context

Entering into agreements to undertake joint research

These joint research agreements must occur with foremost African capacity-building and developmental institutions

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