Zimbabwe Demographic Dividend Workshop

An AFIDEP team that has been involved in offering technical assistance to different countries’ governments in Africa for the development of roadmaps towards harnessing the demographic dividend (DD) will facilitate a workshop on the DD in Mutare, Zimbabwe between 16th and 19th May 2017. The workshop is being hosted by the Ministry of Macro-Economic Planning

AFIDEP to attend UNICEF seminar on the demographic dividend in New York

Different stakeholders in population and development are working tirelessly to ensure countries achieve the sustainable development goals (Agenda 2030). For instance, on 11th May 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is hosting a seminar on the demographic dividend in New York. Representing AFIDEP at the forum is Eunice Mueni, Knowledge Translation Officer. As

Critical Conversations on Africa’s Development: AFIDEP Releases Vantage Point Video Series

We are excited to introduce Vantage Point, a video series that shares critical conversations on urgent development issues in Africa. The series provides in-depth, analytical, contextual & evidence-informed discussions on tackling Africa’s urgent development issues by experts, government officials, & the people who experience these issues. In the 1st edition of Vantage Point, experts from AFIDEP & University

Role of media critical in making the demographic dividend a reality in Kenya

The role of the media fraternity in setting the demographic dividend agenda among the Kenyan public was the subject of a media forum held in Nairobi on 4th May 2017. The forum hosted by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), brought together journalists and editors from across the country. The forum sought to foster better understanding

Demystifying the demographic dividend: AFIDEP engages Malawi Parliamentarians

The demographic dividend has become a key focus of discussions in Malawi’s development. Malawi Parliamentarians have particularly shown leadership in transforming the country’s socioeconomic landscape by spearheading the formation of the Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development. The Caucus, which is a voluntary and non-political undertaking by Members of Parliament (MPs), will contribute to