African Development Perspectives

  • Evidence-informed Decision-making: Sharing Reflections, Insights and Lessons to Enrich Development Efforts in Africa September, 2018

    This issue of the African Development Perspectives brings you a wide range of lessons, experiences, and insights drawn from past and ongoing efforts to increase the use or consideration of evidence in development efforts in sub-Saharan Africa.

    The Issue is a collage of interesting topics covering capacity building for evidence-informed policymaking (EIPM), evidence in African parliaments, the role of evidence in unlocking the policy implementation impasse in many resource-poor countries, designing evaluations that can be used in informing government decisions, networks promoting EIPM in Africa, the central place of politics in EIPM, and monitoring and measuring EIPM efforts.

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  • Harnessing the Potential of Africa’s Youthful Population for Socio-economic Development July, 2017

    Welcome to the inaugural issue of Development Perspectives, a new biannual publication from AFIDEP. The Development Perspectives will provide critical evidence-informed analyses and commentary on urgent development challenges in Africa, with the aim of informing policy and programme decisions. Each issue of the Development Perspectives will address a specific development topic and will feature leading experts on the subject matter working in Africa.

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