Monthly Archive May 2019

Contextualizing Evidence Key to Alleviating Development Challenges

Even as countries and institutions move towards basing their interventions on evidence derived from research, contextualizing this evidence is core to addressing the issue. Dr. Tade Akin Aina, the Executive Director of Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) emphasized that institutionalizing of Evidence is not absolute. Context matters in evidence research. Dr. Tade was […]

Let’s make agriculture attractive to the youth

There is a world of difference between employment and underemployment. A lot of data from different research outfits such as findings of a report titled: Charting the path for a youth apprenticeship policy: Lessons from Utafiti Sera House on Youth Employment Creation in Agriculture in Kenya by Centre for African Bio-entrepreneurship (CABE), found that there […]

Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships

Royal Society has opened a call for Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships, in partnership with GCRF and African Academy of Sciences (AAS). The objectives of this scheme are to: Support talented early career researchers to establish an independent research career in African institutions. Enable high-quality research that addresses the global development challenges faced […]