Interview: AFIDEP at EVIDENCE 2018 Conference

At AFIDEP, we believe that evidence has a critical role in development efforts. If evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) played a bigger role in development efforts, Africa would accomplish more in reducing the levels of poverty and improving people’s quality of life. From 25-28 September 2018, AFIDEP experts will join other EIDM players at EVIDENCE 2018

Improving Performance of the Malawi Parliament: AFIDEP Conducts Budget Analysis Training for Parliament Staff

With support from USAID Malawi through the Malawi STEPS grant to Counterpart International, AFIDEP is implementing the Malawi Parliamentary Support Initiative (M-PSI). This project aims to improve the capacity and performance of the Malawi Parliament in carrying out its oversight, legislative and representation functions. M-PSI was officially launched in May 2018 and is expected

Re-Weaving Education to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century: AFIDEP at 3rd International Conference on Education

The Department of Educational Management, Policy and Curriculum Studies at the Kenyatta University, in Kenya, is hosting the 3rd International Conference with the theme ‘Re-Weaving Education to Meet the Demands of the 21st Century’, from 19-21 September 2018. Attending the conference as a keynote speaker at the conference opening on 19 September 2018 is

A meeting of the minds: AFIDEP joining global evidence champions on strengthening evidence-informed policymaking

From 29 August to 31 August 2018, AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu, will join a small group of global leaders championing the use of evidence in policymaking at Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Lake Cuomo, Italy. During the four-day meeting, participants will work intensively and collaboratively to create a better understanding of the

What can African governments do to improve policy implementation?

The workshop – Using Evidence to Improve Policy Implementation – kicked off successfully yesterday morning in Nairobi, with government teams from 9 countries represented including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Chile, Mexico, South Africa and Uganda. Modelled as a ‘peer-learning workshop for government policymakers’, the event began with a conversation on the art, science, herebest bunk bed with stairs