2018 is well underway, coming to the end of January with AIDF’s first event of the year only a few weeks away. Held in Nairobi, Kenya on February 27th-28th, 2018, our 3rd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit will present our “Innovator of the Year Award” to one of the 20 finalists recently announced. Read the shortlist here to learn about some innovative and creative approaches to aid and development, and get inspired!
AIDF’s live webinar on ‘Improving Adoption of Climate Smart Agriculture Innovations in Africa’ last week received an overwhelming response! Our nearly 600 registrations, over 543 companies from 77 countries, was a testament to our incredible speakers, David Del Conte, Deputy Head of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Noelle O'Brien, Team Leader of the Finance Innovation for Climate Change Fund (FICCF) and Engida Mandefro, Deputy Secretary General for Disaster Risk Management for Red Cross Ethiopia. Hear their insights by watching the webinar recording here.
Head here to check out ADIF’s latest news updates. Notably, UNICEF provides extensive technical and financial support to North-East Africa, having treated over one million children for severe acute malnutrition. In collaboration with the Malala Fund, Apple is undertaking plans to support the education of underprivileged females. Meanwhile, the FAO is launching a new campaign to empower Indigenous women, arguing their heightened discrimination makes them highly vulnerable and heightens poverty and malnutrition.
AIDF invites you to join our next webinar on "Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Africa”. Taking place on Wednesday, 7th of February at 10.00 GMT / 13.00 EAT, the webinar will discuss strengthening health systems to respond to female priorities and improving access to basic health care through education and workforce preparation, as well as more! Register your participation now.