Youth demographics in East Africa: Release of findings an urgent call to action for governments and development partners in the region

On 20 June 2018, the African Institute for Development Policy, together with the University of Southampton (UK), the East African Research Fund (EARF), and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), led other stakeholders working in health, population and development in launching the findings of a study that examined the changing demographics of

AFIDEP and partners to launch report examining implications of East African region’s youth demographics

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), together with the University of Southampton, the East African Research Fund (EARF), and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), will on Wednesday, 20 June 2018, launch a research report on youth demographics in the East African region. The report, titled ‘East African Regional Analysis of

Beneficiary of AFIDEP’s capacity strengthening programme wins Africa Evidence Leadership Award

Recently, the Africa Evidence Network (AEN) at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) launched the first annual AELA to recognise and honour people who have raised the awareness of evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) in Africa. Ms Velia Manyonga, Head of the Research Division at the Parliament of Malawi, is the first recipient of the Africa Evidence Leadership Award (AELA). “It

Highlights: Launch of Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project

On 28 February 2018, the Parliament of Malawi launched a new project aiming to improve its performance. The new project – the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project (MPEP), seeks to stimulate reforms to improve the effectiveness and impact of parliament in steering democracy, upholding good governance, and promoting socio-economic development in Malawi. The MPEP project

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 herebest bunk bed with stairs