Launch and dissemination of the Youth Well-Being Policy Review: Malawi’s government advocates for youth participation in Malawi’s development

The Government of Malawi, through the Ministry of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development (MoLYSMD) with support from the Youth Inclusion Project under OECD, officially launched the review of the Youth Well-Being policy on 23 January 2018. The review offers an in-depth analysis of the situation of youth in Malawi using a multidimensional approach

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Decision-making from the middle: The trials of an African technocrat

African technocrats are among the most under-appreciated and vilified professionals on the continent. Yet, despite being caricatured as unqualified, inept, lazy, corrupt, and even partisan to political interests, they still play a decisive role in decision-making, policy development and programme implementation with notable impact for the socio-economic development of their countries. At AFIDEP, we

Kenya’s parliamentary caucus for promoting evidence use: What did we learn?

The work of parliament –including scrutinising budgets, draft policies and laws, and representing the interests of their constituents– is dependent on access to quality information. Members of Parliament (MPs) need information to be able to critically review, challenge or enrich government’s budget proposals. They need information to review, debate, and input into draft policies herebest bunk bed with stairs