FSD Africa


The partners identified to implement this programme are the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). CISL and IIED will be responsible for course design, development, and delivery to ensure quality control and course evaluation against objectives. ESAMI has been the host institution in the region, tasked with providing regional insights and expertise to inform course design, marketing, and collaborating to deliver.

Established in 2012 and supported by UK aid, FSD Africa is a specialist development agency working to make finance work for Africa’s future.

FSD Africa is incorporated as a non-profit company limited by guarantee in Kenya. It is funded by UK aid from the UK government.

At FSD Africa, our programming is designed to address systemic challenges within Africa’s financial markets, with the aim of sparking large-scale and long-term change. Our interventions are designed from the ground up, to ensure that Africa’s financial markets better serve those most in need – today, and long after our programmes end.

From our headquarters in Nairobi, our team of over 35 financial sector experts lead ambitious programmes spanning 31 countries across the continent.

For more information visit: www.fsdafrica.org

The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) is an intergovernmental regional management development centre. ESAMI’s head office is located in Arusha, Tanzania.

The institute was established with the primary objective of providing the region with trained personnel in a number of critical areas including policy management, transportation management, financial management, information technology management, health management, human resources management, project management, energy and environment management and gender management among others.

The focus was to train middle to senior managers from the region to improve their managerial performance taking into consideration the global issues but with a regional focus relevant to the African environment.

For more information visit: www.esami-africa.org

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential Institute developing leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy.

For over three decades we have built individual and organisational leadership capacity and capabilities, and created industry-leading collaborations, to catalyse change and accelerate the path to a sustainable economy.

Our interdisciplinary research engagement builds the evidence base for practical action, through a focus on six cross-cutting themes critical to the delivery of the SDGs: sustainable finance, economic innovation, inclusive development, natural capital, future cities and leadership.

For more information visit: www.cisl.cam.ac.uk

IIED is one of the world’s leading independent policy and action research organisations.

Our mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence in partnership with others.

Our current 2019-2024 strategy focuses on addressing five interlinked global challenges: increasing inequality, the climate crisis, an assault on the natural world, increasing urban risk, and unsustainable markets.

For more information visit: www.iied.org