African Institute for Development Policy is a non-profit organization in Kenya whose mission is to facilitate the creation, translation, and utilization of research evidence for policy formulation and resource allocation in Africa.
AFIDEP seeks to foster consistent availability of timely, relevant and accessible evidence from credible sources to support policy making and implementation of effective development programs on the continent. The Institute will strengthen efforts to alleviate poverty and improve the quality of human capital by generating and promoting utilization of evidence on the inter-linkages between population change, public health, education and environmental challenges facing Africa.
The primary target audiences for a non-profit organization in Kenya Institute’s work are policy makers and development partners operating at national, regional, and international levels. One key element of AFIDEP’s work will involve helping policy makers, including those in the ministries of planning and finance, as well as foreign aid agencies, to have a clearer understanding of the population growth factor in health and development. In particular, AFIDEP will promote funding and adoption of effective strategies for enabling couples fulfill their childbearing ideals and reduce the high levels of unmet need for family planning and other reproductive health services in Africa.
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is an African-led, non-profit research and policy institute established in 2010 to help bridge the gaps between research, policy and practice in development efforts in Africa. We contribute to the realisation of the SDGs by enabling the formulation of sound development policies and programme interventions. We work to promote and entrench a culture of evidence use in development efforts in Africa. Specifically, we:
Our focus areas: Population Dynamics and Demographic Dividend, Health and Well-being, Transformative Education and Skills Development, the Environment and Climate Change, and Governance and Accountability.
AFIDEP seeks to recruit dynamic and competent professionals to develop and grow our work through the following positions. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.