ZeipNET facilitated a parallel event during the ACBF 25th Anniversary and the 3rd Pan African Capacity Development Forum held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 3-5 May 2016. The parallel event was on 'Strengthening Capacity to use Evidence in Policymaking in Zimbabwe' and was meant to share ZeipNET and VakaYiko's approach to capacity building with other practioners and development partners. Ronald Munatsi and Gilchriste Ndongwe represented ZeipNET and panelists for the event included the Botswana Ambasador to Zimbabwe, H.E. Mr Kenny Kiniotiro Kapinga, Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Dr. Kombo Moyana, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Dr. Christopher Mugaga and a Lecturer in Politics and Public Administration (University of Zimbabwe, Dr. Joseph Tinarwo. The Executive Director of Southern African Political Economic Series (SAPES), Dr. Ibbo Mandaza moderated the session.