Evidence 2016

Evidence 2016 is a conference on the use of evidence in decision-making in Africa. The conference will be held from 20-22 September 2016 at the CSIR Conference Centre in Pretoria, South Africa. Click here to register and learn more.

Roadshows 2016

The Africa Evidence Network (AEN) is engaging with local networks including the Policy Action Network (PAN) Children within the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in South Africa, the Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET) in Zimbabwe, and the Centre for Social Research in Malawi  in 2016 through roadshows to strengthen evidence-informed decision-making in Southern Africa.

Africa Evidence Network Roadshows

AEN and ZeipNET roadshow, 5 February 2016

On 5 February 2016, the AEN co-hosted its first roadshow in Zimbabwe with ZeipNET.  The roadshow was held in Harare at the Crowne Plaza Monomatapa Hotel in Zimbabwe. ZeipNET  organised a panel discussion which  focused on the national evidence infrastructure in Zimbabwe which seeks to strengthen the institutional landscape to support evidence-informed policy-making.

AEN and ZeipNET programme

Report: AEN ZeipNET Roadshow report_5 February 2016

Blog: All stakeholders must work together to strengthen Zimbabwe’s policy landscape

Video: Forum on strengthening the institutional policy landscape in Zimbabwe

AEN and PAN Children roadshow, 4 March 2016

On 4 March 2016, the AEN hosted its second roadshow in South Africa with PAN Children within the HSRC. The roadshow was held in Cape Town at the HSRC and broadcasted live to the HSRC offices in Pretoria and Durban. The roadshow focused on how to further build networks around evidence-informed decision-making.

AEN and PAN Children programme

Blog: Moving the South African EIDM Community of Practice forward: Reflection on the Africa Evidence Network & PAN Children Roadshow

AEN and  the Centre for Social Research roadshow, 8 March 2016

On 8 March 2016, AEN hosted a roadshow in partnership with the Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi which focused on  discussing the need for reliable evidence as part of policy decision making processes in Malawi. The road show was held at the Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre, Malawi.

2014 Colloquium

The Africa Evidence Network hosted a Colloquium in Johannesburg, South Africa from 25-28 November 2014. This Colloquium was attended by delegates from academia, research, government and the civil sector. For an update on the Colloquium please follow the link, 2014 Colloquium