Capacity-Net provides a platform for development practitioners and experts interested in exchanging resources and experiences, and discussing key issues in capacity development. The network focuses on capacity development concepts, approaches and their application in areas such aid effectiveness, national implementation capacities, and public private partnerships for local service delivery. Capacity-Net offers the following to its members:
Regular exchange of comparative experiences, lessons learned and good practices related to sustainable capacity development;
Discussions on a wide variety of capacity development topics, especially around capacity development core issues institutional arrangements, leadership, knowledge, and accountability;
Peer-to-peer learning in areas related to capacity assessments, capacity development response, and evaluation of capacity development;
Access to new knowledge and information on capacity development, mainstreaming capacity strategies throughout development finance, policy and programme efforts, such as in the preparation and monitoring of the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and national and local development plans; and
Access to information on the role of the wider development community and the UN development system in helping countries anchor the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in national development strategies, and ensuring the full range of capacities required to meet these goals.