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The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is an African-led, regional non-profit research policy institute established in 2010 to help bridge the gaps between research, policy and practice in development efforts in Africa.

We are an African-led, non-profit research and policy institute established in 2010 to help bridge the gaps between research, policy and practice in development efforts in Africa. We are registered as a non-profit institution in the USA (with 501(c)3 status) and as a Non-Governmental Organisation in both Kenya and Malawi, with a mandate to work across Africa. We seek to contribute to the realisation of the SDGs and other development strategies by enabling the formulation of effective development policies and programme interventions.

Vision

An Africa where evidence is used consistently to transform lives.

Mission

We enable the use of evidence in the design and implementation of development policies and programmes.

Our Values

Accountability – we are accountable and transparent in all our dealings

Focus – we are focused and objective in our work

Integrity – we strive to do what is right and do what we say we will do

Diversity – we value diverse opinions and inclusivity

Excellence – we continuously strive for excellence

Passion – we are passionate about our work