“With this training, we will be able to do better analysis of our data and see where resources are needed…” – Dr. Dahir Somow, Director of Health, Wajir County, Kenya On June 14-16, 2017, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in collaboration with the UNFPA (Kenya Country Office) conducted a 3-day training workshop for
The Parliament of Malawi will, on 21 June 2017, hold its first dialogue on population and development under the recently launched Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development. The theme of this inaugural dialogue will be: ‘Optimising linkages between population change and the environment to achieve sustainable development in Malawi’. Malawi’s Minister of Lands, Housing
One of AFIDEP’s broad areas of focus is to sustain evidence-informed decision-making training policymakers to translate and use research and related forms of evidence to inform policy, programme and funding decisions. As part of this work, AFIDEP shall host a capacity building workshop aimed at enhancing the technical skills of county reproductive health managers
Interest has peaked among African leaders and development partners on how the continent can transform its rapidly growing population into a transformative force for sustainable development. This is reflected in the many commitments, conversations and efforts on the continent to harness the demographic dividend. These efforts have culminated in the designation of “Harnessing the
Development experts, policymakers, researchers, members of the civil society, private sector and other stakeholders in development are convening in Brussels, Belgium from 7th to 8th June 2017 for this year’s European Development Days (EDD). Organised by the European Commission, EDD brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways
AFIDEP is participating at the Maisha HIV/AIDS 2017 Conference hosted by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). The conference whose theme is Translating the Science to End New HIV Infections in Kenya: Perspectives, Practices and Lessons, is being held at the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi from 28th to 31st May 2017. On 30th May 2017, Dr.