We are happy to announce that the South African branch of the AEN has been launched in Johannesburg on 28 February 2014

The South African branch of the Africa Evidence Network was officially launched on 28 February at the University of Johannesburg. The launch marked a milestone in the development of the AEN, which has secured funding for the establishment of country-specific branches and the hosting of two continent-wide colloquiums to provide capacity-building and capacity-sharing opportunities byDFID via the UJ-BCURE programme. A video of the launch that was attended by guests from government and academia can be accessed at www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkUCBBONsLs