AFIDEP at the 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

Globally, development experts, governments and other stakeholders are continuing with conversations on how to drive efforts towards achievement of the 2030 agenda on sustainable development. On 3rd April 2017, AFIDEP’s Executive Director Dr. Eliya Zulu shall be a keynote speaker at the opening of the 50th session of the United Nations Commission on Population

Kenya 2017 Legislative Summit to deliberate evidence-informed decision-making

Development experts and policymakers from the Kenya Parliament and Senate, are set to deliberate the role of evidence in law making in the Kenya Legislature at the ongoing 2nd Annual Legislative Summit. Specifically, the policymakers shall discuss the challenges and opportunities for strengthening effective and efficient law making processes. Participating in this panel discussion

AFIDEP to lead demographic dividend modelling workshop in Rwanda

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Rwanda, shall be conducting a demographic dividend modelling workshop in Rwanda from 20th to 23rd March 2017. The workshop, which shall be held at the Faraja Hotel in Musanze, Rwanda, seeks to review demographic and economic opportunities that

AFIDEP to participate at the 2017 Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Conference

From 14th to 17th March 2017, Africa’s education policymakers, representatives of development agencies, civil society and other stakeholders in education shall convene for the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) Triennial in Dakar, Senegal. The Conference, whose theme is Revitalising education towards the 2030 global agenda and Africa’s Agenda 2063, is

AFIDEP builds capacity of researchers and programme implementers on translating evidence into policy at international health conference

On 9th March 2017, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) led a workshop on translating evidence into policy targeting researchers, policymakers and programme implementers in the health sector. The workshop, which was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, was part of the Africa Health Agenda International Conference hosted by Amref

Evidence to policy pathways in Malawi: Deliberating lessons and sharing practical work and results from implementation of the SECURE Health Programme

On 27th February 2017, the Strengthening Capacity to Use Research Evidence in Health Policy (SECURE Health) programme hosted a fete for stakeholders and partners to commemorate its end after running the intended 3-year course. The event, held at the Sunbird Capital in Lilongwe, Malawi, brought together over 60 participants, including representatives from the Malawi Ministry of herebest bunk bed with stairs