About us

AFRITAC East is a collaborative venture between the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the recipient countries, and bilateral and multilateral developement partners. It originated from the IMF's response to African leaders call on the international community to increase technical assistance (TA) to Africa and focus it more sharply on capacity building. AFRITAC East provides TA and training to Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), and Uganda.


Working with member countries and donor partners to help build local capacities for sound economic and financial management within the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) framework.



Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of East African member countries to formulate and implement their own growth-oriented, poverty-reducing policies, including through the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) and Millennium Development Goals processes.


AFR Background Information 

AFE Steering Committee Members

Press Release IMF Africa Capacity Building Initiative

Our Staff


Xiangming Li Center Coordinator
User-added image Timmi Graversen Advisor Real Sector Statistics
User-added image Berlin Msiska Advisor Revenue Administration
User-added image Kenneth Ochola Advisor Customs Administration
User-added image Matthew Quillinan Advisor Macro-Fiscal Analysis
User-added image Imran Aziz Advisor Public Financial Management


Amra Srdanovic Advisor Public Financial Management
User-added image Georgios Genimakis Advisor Financial Sector Supervision
User-added image Carel Hugo Advisor Monetary and Foreign Exchange Operations, and Financial Market Infrastructures
User-added image Carina Selander Advisor Forecasting and Policy Analysis System
User-added image William Wakuganda Local Economist
User-added image Edina Moshi Office Manager
User-added image Evonne Massawe IT Officer
User-added image Amina Karuma Administrative Assistant
User-added image Warda M. Kassim Administrative Assistant
User-added image Neema Kaduma Administrative Assistant
User-added image Stamili Togwa Office Attendant
User-added image Wilhelm Kinabo Office Driver