africa.aidforum.org Interview with Mulualem Mersha, ICT Specialist, Plan International Ethiopia at Aid & Development Africa Summit
28 February - 1 March 2017 I Safari Park Hotel I Nairobi, Kenya
The 2nd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 28 February and 1 March 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel. The two day summit attracted more than 350 high-profile representatives from NGOs, businesses, government, UN organisations, donors and media.
The aim of the practice-led conference was to share programme and policy updates, explore innovative solutions and facilitate effective cross-sector partnerships needed to improve aid delivery and development strategy in sub-Saharan East Africa.
Day one focused on mobile technology supporting community resilience, data strategy, infrastructure and camp management as well as lessons learned from recent drought crisis, while the second day was dedicated to building Africa’s capacity to meet health SDGs and deal with public health threats. Addressing challenges of humanitarian logistics, update on procurement trends and business opportunities in sub-Saharan East Africa were also discussed.
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