The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
The overall objective of this project is to propose effective strategies to counter youth engagement in violent extremism in Burkina Faso by developing new knowledge about the connections between economic opportunities and youth resilience to violent extremism.
Despite the well-acknowledged importance of using evidence for decision-making by many development actors, organizations in most countries are not using timely and responsive mechanisms to effectively support evidence-informed policymaking.
In an era of rapid change and increasing mistrust in institutions, open data and the surrounding communities that use it, are working to shift norms and culture to create dialogue and collaboration between governments, civil society and the private sector.
The 2017 Dakar consultation on the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concluded with a wide consensus among participants on the need for a regional coalition to accelerate progress towards the SDGs and track where and how the progress is happening.
This project aims to document the impact of trade between member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union on their economic development, the economic situation of women, and the dynamics of relationships between men and women within the household.
Heartwater and contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCCP) are two diseases that constitute major threats to small ruminant (grazing animals such as goats and sheep) production in developing countries, notably in Africa.
Despite the growing interest in public affairs in Africa, young people (who represent more than 60% of the population) are often excluded from the management of public affairs and especially from economic opportunities.
The overall objective of this project is to help break the cycle of violence and youth crime by developing a better understanding of the contributing factors to violence and the resilience strategies of youth and their communities in West Africa, particularly in Burkina Faso and in Senegal.