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

Population Association of America (PAA) 2018 Conference: AFIDEP presents recent evidence on adolescent sexuality, and the demographic dividend in Africa

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) presented recent research findings on adolescent sexuality and the demographic dividend at the recently concluded Population Association of America (PAA) 2018 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado, between 26 – 28 April 2018. AFIDEP was represented at the conference by Dr. Nurudeen Alhassan, a Research Fellow at the herebest bunk bed with stairs