Building capacity for engagement with decision-makers: AFIDEP holds training for researchers in lung health and TB in Africa

Between 29 January – 2 February 2018, AFIDEP’s Rose Oronje, Violet Murunga, and Claire Jensen delivered a training on policy engagement and evidence uptake for IMPALA researchers at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). IMPALA, which stands for the Interdisciplinary Multidisciplinary Programme to Address Lung Health and TB in Africa, is a collaborative

Strengthening the Malawi Parliament for better decision-making and governance: AFIDEP and IPRSE hold consultative meeting with Parliament

On 26 January 2018, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in partnership with the Institute for Policy Research and Social Empowerment (IPRSE) held its first consultative meeting with the Malawi Parliament to introduce the “Malawi Parliament Strengthening Project” which is funded by the Norwegian Embassy. AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu, led the AFIDEP-IPRSE

Rights, governance and youth empowerment: AFIDEP and PAWA254 engage youth on taking an active role in Kenya’s development

On Saturday, 20 January, 2018, AFIDEP and PAWA254, hosted a science-policy café on rights, governance and youth empowerment in Kenya. PAWA254 is an activism outfit that uses art as a tool for transformation and advocacy for civic engagement through writing, dance, poetry, graffiti, theatre, music, film and photography. The café was dedicated to highlighting the herebest bunk bed with stairs