|West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM)|
|Buildng capacity for macroeconomic and financial sector management
Mission: To develop on a sustainable basis, competencies in the fields of macroeconomic, debt and financial sector management among the staff of central banks, ministries of finance and economic planning, as well as other public sectorand private institutions.
Vision: To be among the best capacity building institutions in macroeconomic, debt and Financialsector management in the world.
FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
The Institute has the following facilities and equipment at its disposal to conduct training programmes:
Three air-conditioned classrooms each with forty seat capacity with state of the art teaching aids and internet access;
Computer laboratory equipped with 20 work stations and UPS. The computers are also linked through a network; they contain econometric software such as latest version of E-views, PC-Give etc and debt recording software such as CS-DRMS. The computers have Internet access;
Teaching aids, including multi media projectors for power point and video projection;
Four syndicate (breakout) rooms for group discussions;
Fully equipped library with internet access;
Forty self contained air-conditioned rooms for participants, each room equipped with TV and fridge;
Two heavy duty photocopying machines;
Gymnasium, lawn tennis court and other sporting facilities;
Restaurant that can accommodate up to 50 persons;
25 KVA standby electricity generator;
Secured compound with 24 hours security patrol and CCTV;
Fleet of vehicles, including a thirty seater air-conditioned bus; and
Binding machine and scanners.
The Institute actively seeks out collaborating partners wishing to use these facilities as a platform to reach out to Nigeria and the sub-region.