The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) and the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) through the Policy Communication Fellows Program are hosting the 2019-2020 Summer Institute, a workshop seeking to bridge the gap that exists between the research community and policy audiences through effective communication. The workshop began on 6th June 2019 and will run for a week to 12th June 2019 at Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Experts convened at a policy dialogue by The African Institute for Policy Development (AFIDEP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has emphasized the need to have evidence guided policy action to deal with the problem conclusively.
In Kenya, almost 2 out of every 10 girls between the ages of 15 and 19 are reported to be pregnant or have had a child already. This trend has been fairly consistent for more than two decades, with Demographic and Health Surveys showing little change on prevalence between 1993 and 2014.
According to WHO, teen pregnancies contribute significantly to maternal and child mortality, school dropouts, and perpetrate the poverty cycle. In Kenya, almost 2 out of 10 girls between the ages of 15 and 19 are reported to be pregnant or have a child already.
The African Institute for Policy Development (AFIDEP) and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) are convening distinguished scholars from across Africa for a workshop that seeks to increase their capacity to drive evidence uptake in government decision-making, through knowledge sharing on the pathways to nurturing a culture of evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) in government.
The African Institute for Policy Development (AFIDEP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with support from various government and non-government organisations are co-convening a policy dialogue on teenage pregnancy and youth sexual and reproductive health in Kenya on 16 May 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. The objective of the policy dialogue is to bring
NAIROBI, KENYA – The African Institute for Policy Development (AFIDEP) and the African Academy for Sciences (AAS) are launching a two-year programme to promote the systematic use of evidence in policymaking in Africa. The Evidence Leaders in Africa (ELA) programme will enhance the evidence-gathering and analysis skills of researchers from across the continent and