African Development Foundation (ADF) (Federal Agency Profiles)
PARENT ORGANIZATION: Independent
ADDRESS: 1400 I St. NW Washington, DC 20005
PHONE: (202) 673-3916
FAX: (202) 673-3810
CHAIRMAN: Ernest Green
VICE CHAIRMAN: Willie Grace Campbell
WHAT IS ITS MISSION?
According to its 1998 report to Congress, the mission of the African Development Foundation (ADF) is to "serve as the principal U.S. foreign assistance agency for empowering sustainable community development in Africa."
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
The African Development Foundation (ADF) is both a public corporation and an independent government agency managed by a seven-member board of directors that is appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate. The president designates one member of the board to serve as chairman of the board and one to serve as vice chairman. Five members of the board are appointed from the private sector, and two come from among officers and employees of government agencies concerned with African affairs. No more than four members may belong to the...
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