AFIDEP partners with IPPFAR and DFID to conduct evidence-based advocacy with regional economic communities

AFIDEP is proud to announce partnership with the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Regional Office (IPPFAR) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID), entailing the documentation of and advocacy for advancement of Sexual Reproductive Health issues in sub-Saharan Africa. The project is titled: Evidence-based advocacy towards ensuring universal access to reproductive health in

Guardian invites AFIDEP to weigh in on population growth debate

In a July 27th, 2011, Guardian Focus podcast, Madeleine Bunting asks about solutions to population growth. AFIDEP Executive Director Dr. Eliya Zulu says, “[They] are quite clear: in 1994 we had the Cairo ICPD conference, and at this conference it was agreed that governments in the Global South and the international community should mobilise

“People and the Planet”…. and AFIDEP

Rapid and widespread changes in global population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption, present profound challenges to human health and well-being and the natural environment.   Although much is known about these linkages, they do not feature prominently in international debates about sustainable development. In the run up to the Rio+20 UN Conference on

AFIDEP highlights the role of political will to increasing contraceptive use in Africa

Violet Murunga, AFIDEP’s Knowledge Translation Officer, presented a discussion on “Population and Family Planning in Africa” on June 5th, 2012 at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC. Part of the Southern Voices conference, the talk illustrated findings on the role of political will in increased contraceptive use in Rwanda, Malawi, herebest bunk bed with stairs