To be the leading centre of excellence for development research, teaching, training and advisory services on issues of policy, practical and academic concerns in the public and private domains”.

The Afrobarometer Network wish to conduct a survey of a nationally representative sample of the adult population of the Republic of Seychelles. The purpose of the survey is to measure public attitudes and behavior on political and governance issues in order to inform the public debate about democracy, governance, and other policy and development issues.

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The SAFIC Team led by Prof. Dorothy McCormick, and including Dr. Paul Kamau, Dr. Radha Upadhyaya, Mr. Peter K’Ochupe and Mr. Herbert Wamalwa attended a research workshop in Arusha - Tanzania, hosted by the Tanzania SAFIC Team. This was an annual event to enable the entire SAFIC Team to meet, discuss their research collaboration, and present their findings to one another. The first such workshop was held in Nairobi at the start of the project in February 2012. Subsequent workshops have been in Lusaka Zambia (2013) and Copenhagen, Denmark (2014).

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The IDS remains the premier institution in the region as demonstrated by the Government of Kenya in collaboration with the UNESCO in choosing Prof. Winnie V. Mitullah, the Director of the IDS to chair the planning and the Forum of Ministers which begins today, Tuesday 24th February 2015, at the Hilton Hotel. The forum is organized under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s  (UNESCO) Management of Social Transformation (MOST) Programme.

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IDS researchers, professors Rosemary Atieno and Winnie Mitullah, presented the Kenya Basic Report on the Survey of Youth Employment in Kenya, under the auspices of the Innovative Approaches to Creating Opportunities and Incorporating the Youth in East Africa’s Labour Markets­­ project.

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