AFIDEP’s Dr Zulu panelist at Berlin event discussing population dynamics and achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs)

The KfW (Kreditanstalt Für Wiederaufbau) German Development Bank is bringing together various stakeholders for a discussion on how growing populations affect the realisation of global sustainable development goals. The lunch-event tagged ‘Africa’s Demographic challenge‘ takes place on 5 November 2019 in Berlin, Germany. The event will kick off with a gallery walk to actively

AFIDEP joins African policymakers at regional forum to inform national actions and commitments ahead of the Nairobi Summit on ICPD 25

Members of Parliament (MPs) who serve on parliamentary committees of health from 22 countries across Africa, and other stakeholders in family planning, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) on the continent convened in Munyonyo, Uganda between 30-31 October 2019 for the 11th Network of African Parliamentary Committees of Health (NEAPACOH) meeting. The

National Symposium on Population and Development: Accelerating Malawi’s Promise

The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) facilitated the event with Prof. Nyovani Madise, AFIDEP Director of Research and Development Policy and Head of the Malawi office, presenting on the ‘Status of ICPD Programme of Action in Malawi’. She noted that though the country had done well in the adoption of contraceptive use, with 58% of Malawian women using modern methods of contraception in 2016 up from 7% in 1992, there is still room for improvement as only 32% of unmarried adolescents aged 15-19 years were using modern methods of contraception in 2016 up from 17% in 2000. herebest bunk bed with stairs