Events

Local government, human development: Chinese lessons for African Countries

CSEA Senior research fellow, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran participated in a workshop organized by the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) in Uganda. The workshop convened Policy makers, researchers, local government leaders and academics from UK and China meeting to discuss Chinese lessons for African Countries under the research theme  “Local government, human development: Chinese lessons for […]

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Strengthening SDG 17 through South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the Consultation with Southern-based Think Tanks for the 2019 Human Development Report which was co-hosted by the United Nations Office for South­South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the Human Development Report Office (HDRO). The consultation was organised specifically to: (i) hear stakeholder’s perspectives and experiences from Southern-based think tanks relating to inequality and related sub-themes, identify broad […]

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Leaders in African Education Research convene to discuss Strengthening Research in Education

Addis Ababa University (AAU) recently convened 41 education researchers representing 18 countries from across the continent for the ‘Leaders in African Education Research’ to debate research priorities and opportunities in order to deliver high-quality and impactful research.The workshop was convened by AAU, in collaboration with Centre for Global Development (CGD), DFID and the REAL Centre at the University of Cambridge. The […]

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Progress on the 2030 Agenda: Insights from country experiences

The United Nations Foundation and Southern Voice convened participants at a high-level event on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) to discuss progress on the 2030 Agenda for the Southern Voice’s State of the SDGs research initiative. The aim is to identify those who are “left behind” within diverse contextual realities, reveal the complex relationship of trade-offs and synergies […]

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Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges and Policy Bottlenecks

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and has one of the widest energy gaps in the world. To provide the necessary economic growth for its growing population, Nigeria urgently needs to improve its power sector. The country’s current installed capacity is close to 13,000 megawatts, but in practice, only about 3,800 megawatts gets evacuated for consumption […]

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SDG Progress-Perspectives from around the Globe

As a side event of the T20 Summit in Tokyo, Japan, the Southern Voice Network in collaboration with the JICA Research Institute organized a panel discussion to review progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the regions and draw implications for its accelerated implementation.The 2030 Agenda provides a universal framework for both developed and […]

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2019 Africa- China Think Tank Forum

The Africa- China Think Tank Forum hosted by the Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) was organized under the theme “Rebranding Africa as Premiere Destination”. The forum was convened to promote Africa’s Global Economic Cooperation through sharing knowledge and research objectives on infrastructure, economic development and trade facilitation and initiating the process to establish global […]

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CSEA participates in the RISE Nigeria Workshop

The Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) Nigeria workshop was organized to investigate aspirations and clusters of educational excellence, with an interest in the behavioral and social mechanisms for mobility.  The five project components will address: 1) Mission and Colonial Schools; 2) Free Primary Education (FPE); 3) National Youth Service Corps (NYSC); 4) School […]

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2019 Energy Policy Workshop

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy, but also has one of the widest energy gaps in the world. With a quickly growing population, Nigeria urgently needs to improve its power sector. The country’s current installed capacity is reported at 12,500 megawatts, but in practice, only about 3,800 megawatts gets evacuated. The government’s aim to boost electricity […]

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Tobacco Tax Reforms to Promote Economic Development in West Africa

Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena participated at the launch of the new project on “Tobacco Tax Reforms to Promote Economic Development in West Africa” which held in Dakar, Senegal on May 2, 2019. The project will be led by the Economics of Tobacco Control Project at the University of Cape Town in collaboration with the Consortium pour […]

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CSEA participates at the 6th Africa Think Tank Summit

The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) convened its Sixth Africa Think Tank Summit under the theme “Tackling Implementation Challenges for Africa’s Sustainable Development”.The event was organized in partnership with the Government of Kenya and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). The summit provided a platform for participants to propose strategies and […]

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CSEA participates in the regional workshop on health-related SDGs

Following the outcome of the results of the regional consultations on the health-related SDGs by the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), in June 2017, the West African Ministers of Health, recommended that WAHO support the construction of a regional coalition responsible for monitoring the implementation of the SDGs and regularly reporting on progress. In this […]

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Advancing Frontier Research on South South and Triangular Cooperation.

CSEA participated at the side-event hosted by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) on Advancing Frontier Research on South South and Triangular Cooperation. The event was held along the side-lines of the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40). The objective of the side-event was to share evidence-based research on South-South […]

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CSEA participates in the Economics of Tobacco Control learning workshop

CSEA senior research fellow, Dr. Grace Onubedo and Research fellow, Precious Akanonu, participated in the Economics of Tobacco Control learning workshop organized by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with the Cancer Research United Kingdom (CRUK). The workshop was aimed at supporting collaborative research learning and practice in the economics of tobacco control […]

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CSEA participates at the 2019 On Think Tanks Conference 

On Think Tanks (OTT) in collaboration with foraus and the Think Tank Hub convened thinktankers, think tank scholars, policy entrepreneurs and think tanks funders from around the world at the 2019 On Think Tanks Conference in Geneva Switzerland, to share experiences, present their research, and establish new or strengthen old partnerships. The conference also provided a platform […]

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CSEA participates in the Winterschool for Thinktankers

On Think Tanks in partnership with Foraus and the Think Tank Hub organised the 2019 Winterschool for Thinktankers (WISCH), an initiative aimed at inspiring the next generation of think tank leaders. The Winterschool provided a platform for young and proactive individuals to develop their knowledge and understanding of think tanks and to prepare themselves to […]

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