Monthly Archives: May 2018

The place of evidence in legislative processes at the county level in Kenya

Conversations on the role of evidence in decision-making have continued to gain pace in recent years and I have blogged on this here and there. Evidence, be it from research or routine data, can ensure that development decisions, particularly policies and legislation, are cost-effective, address the right challenges in the right manner, and are

AFIDEP to speak on evidence-informed decision-making at the 2018 Legislative Summit in Kenya

Now in it’s third year, the annual Legislative Summit is a forum that brings together Senators, Members of the 47 County Assemblies, national government ministries and institutions, constitutional commissions and independent offices, the civil society, and other devolution stakeholders in Kenya. The Senate, in collaboration with the County Assemblies Forum, established the Legislative Summit

Population Association of America (PAA) 2018 Conference: AFIDEP presents recent evidence on adolescent sexuality, and the demographic dividend in Africa

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) presented recent research findings on adolescent sexuality and the demographic dividend at the recently concluded Population Association of America (PAA) 2018 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, between 26 – 28 April 2018. AFIDEP was represented at the conference by Dr. Nurudeen Alhassan, a Research Fellow at the

Open Call for Applications: Peer-Learning Workshop – Using Evidence to Improve Policy Implementation

AFIDEP and Results for All will host a two-and-a-half-day workshop between 23-25 July 2018 for policymakers from around the world to: Discuss the challenges governments face in effectively implementing policies; and Share experiences and strategies for using evidence to improve policy implementation. Participation at the workshop will be fully-funded. The workshop will: Facilitate dialogue, exchange, and active engagement among