AFIDEP is participating at the Maisha HIV/AIDS 2017 Conference hosted by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). The conference whose theme is Translating the Science to End New HIV Infections in Kenya: Perspectives, Practices and Lessons, is being held at the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi from 28th to 31st May 2017. On 30th May 2017, Dr.
An AFIDEP team that has been involved in offering technical assistance to different countries’ governments in Africa for the development of roadmaps towards harnessing the demographic dividend (DD) will facilitate a workshop on the DD in Mutare, Zimbabwe between 16th and 19th May 2017. The workshop is being hosted by the Ministry of Macro-Economic Planning
Different stakeholders in population and development are working tirelessly to ensure countries achieve the sustainable development goals (Agenda 2030). For instance, on 11th May 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is hosting a seminar on the demographic dividend in New York. Representing AFIDEP at the forum is Eunice Mueni, Knowledge Translation Officer. As
We are excited to introduce Vantage Point, a video series that shares critical conversations on urgent development issues in Africa. The series provides in-depth, analytical, contextual & evidence-informed discussions on tackling Africa’s urgent development issues by experts, government officials, and the people who experience these issues. In the 1st edition of Vantage Point, experts from AFIDEP and the University
The role of the media fraternity in setting the demographic dividend agenda among the Kenyan public was the subject of a media forum held in Nairobi on 4th May 2017. The forum hosted by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), brought together journalists and editors from across the country. The forum sought to foster better understanding
The demographic dividend has become a key focus of discussions in Malawi’s development. Malawi Parliamentarians have particularly shown leadership in transforming the country’s socioeconomic landscape by spearheading the formation of the Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development. The Caucus, which is a voluntary and non-political undertaking by Members of Parliament (MPs), will contribute to