The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will participate at the IMPALA Annual Meeting that will be held in Durban, South Africa from 19 – 20 April 2018. IMPALA, short for the International Multidisciplinary Programme to Address Lung Health and TB in Africa, is a collaboration of 17 partner institutions across 11 African countries.
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), in collaboration with the Angola Ministries of Economic Planning; Health; and Education, shall be conducting a workshop on the demographic dividend (DD) from 9th to 12th April 2018 in Angola. The workshop, which shall be held at the National Institute of Statistics (Instituto Nacional de Estatítica –
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
[Gaborone] On 16 March 2018, the Vice President of the Republic of Botswana, Hon. Mokgweetsi Masisi, will officially launch the Botswana Demographic Dividend study report at the Gaborone International Convention Centre – Gaborone, Botswana. Titled Opportunities and Policy Actions to Maximise the Demographic Dividend in Botswana, the study analysed Botswana’s population dynamics and age-structure
[Lilongwe] Today, March 13, 2018, President Peter Mutharika will launch the third Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS III). The MGDS III spells out the country’s medium-term national development blueprint formulated to contribute to the attainment of the country’s long-term development aspirations as enshrined in its Vision 2020. The theme of the MGDS III
On 6-7 March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya, The Think Tank Initiative (TTI), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the MasterCard Foundation will host an African Evidence-Informed Policy Forum. While there has been extensive evidence that development research, when done effectively, can improve public policy and help in accelerating development progress, results have also