Malawi Parliament holds first Population and Development Dialogue

The Parliament of Malawi will, on 21 June 2017, hold its first dialogue on population and development under the recently launched Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Development. The theme of this inaugural dialogue will be: ‘Optimising linkages between population change and the environment to achieve sustainable development in Malawi’. Malawi’s Minister of Lands, Housing

The fight against high maternal and child deaths: AFIDEP moves to improve evidence use in six Kenyan counties with highest rates

One of AFIDEP’s broad areas of focus is to sustain evidence-informed decision-making training policymakers to translate and use research and related forms of evidence to inform policy, programme and funding decisions. As part of this work, AFIDEP shall host a capacity building workshop aimed at enhancing the technical skills of county reproductive health managers

Investing in Africa’s Youth to harness a demographic dividend: AFIDEP to co-host lab debate at European Development Days 2017

Development experts, policymakers, researchers, members of the civil society, private sector and other stakeholders in development are convening in Brussels, Belgium from 7th to 8th June 2017 for this year’s European Development Days (EDD). Organised by the European Commission, EDD brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways

AFIDEP at the Maisha HIV/AIDS 2017 Conference

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.

Zimbabwe Demographic Dividend Workshop

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

AFIDEP to attend UNICEF seminar on the demographic dividend in New York

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 herebest bunk bed with stairs