Monthly Archives: October 2015

MasterCard Foundation hosts inaugural Young Africa Works Summit

MasterCard Foundation is hosting the First Young Africa Works Summit between October 29 and 30, 2015. The main objective of the event is to find practical solutions for youth employment and entrepreneurship within the agricultural sector. The event will bring together about 300 key influencers, including youth and representatives from government, development organisations and

Kenya hosts 1st Adolescent Health Symposium

The Ministry of Health – Kenya together with partners including the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will host the 1st Adolescent Health Symposium in Nairobi from October 27 – 28, 2015 to discuss the wellbeing of adolescents and also provide a platform for sharing innovations and strategies towards improving adolescent health. This symposium

Is the development community still ‘working in silos, singing integration?’

Eliya Zulu, executive director at the African Institute for Development Policy, tells Devex what the big question mark is when it comes to integrated development. There are 17 goals and 169 targets in the SDGs, which have been described like a network — each reliant on the other, therefore encouraging more cross-sector, integrated work.