A Commonwealth Fund for Technical Co-operation expert provides lifeboat training in Bangladesh.
The CFTC approach emphasises country ownership by delivering technical assistance on a demand-driven basis. Our work focuses on delivering relevant change through ‘best fit’ rather than ‘best practice’ responses to the challenges of development. Fundamentally, our focus is on strengthening national capabilities through institutional development and capacity-building with a view to long-term sustainability.
Technical assistance is delivered predominantly on a south-south basis, and also aims to mainstream gender considerations throughout all project work.
Leveraging expertise that exists across the Commonwealth, we work closely with in-house thematic advisers to mobilise long-term support for member countries. Support is provided in many forms, including:
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