Ethiopia: Consultation Forum on the Demographic Dividend
Event Date: 18 Dec 2015
Event Location: Capital Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

AFIDEP’s Executive Director Dr Eliya Zulu will be participating at the Consultation Forum on the Demographic Dividend convened by the Ethiopia National Planning Commission in Addis Ababa. He will be speaking on Key findings and lessons learnt from Demographic Dividend studies in East African Countries.

Other conversations lined up at the forum are:

  • Demographic Dividend – “The Concept” Demographic Transition and Age Structure Change – Dr. Assefa Hailemariam, Addis Ababa University (AAU)
  • The Demographic Dividend: An opportunity for Ethiopia’s Transformation – Dr. Assefa Admassie, Ethiopian Economics Association
  • Realising a Demographic Dividend in Ethiopia – Results from the application of the DemDiv modelDr. Scott Moreland, Futures Group
  • What concrete steps must Ethiopia take to reap the dividend? Prospects and Challenges – Dr. Terefe Degefa, AAU
  • UNFPA Regional Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa Region on Demographic Dividend – Dr. Mady Biaye, UNFPA-ESARO
  • Outcomes of the Demographic Dividend Symposium in Nairobi – Ato Teshome Yeshaneh, UNFPA-Addis Ababa
  • Lessons Drawn from the 3rd National Conference in Population and Development: Implications for Future Action – Dr. Kinfe Abraha, Mekele University
  • Way forward on the Demographic Dividend Agenda – National Planning Commission