Monday, November 18 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Kuku Hall

Session 16
Harnessing the African Union’s Demographic Dividend Paradigm at Country Level: The Issue of Policy Prioritization and Agenda Operationalization

Chair: Eliya M. Zulu, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)
Discussant: Bernard Onyango, African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

1. Deriving Niger’s Demographic and Education Future to 2062 with Stakeholders: Which Results?Anne Goujon, Joint Research Centre, European Commission; Guillaume Marois, ADRI, Shanghai University; Patrick Sabourin, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

2. Amplifying Understanding of the Demographic Dividend in UgandaElizabeth Leahy Madsen, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Stella Kigozi, Director Information and Communication National Population; Kaitlyn Patierno, Population Reference Bureau.

3. Multi-Sectoral Planning and Programmatic Approach to DD Integration in Uganda: The ProgressCatherine Mbabazi, National Population Council (NPC)-Uganda/Takemi Fellow.

4. Demographic Dividend in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Is the Gradient among All Factors in the Enabling Environment?Zacharie Tsala Dimbuene, Université de Kinshasa and Statistics Canada; Tilahun Haregu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Dickson Amugsi, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Jacques B. O. Emina, University of Kinshasa, Department of Population and Development Studies; Chimaraoke Izugbara, International Center for Research on Women .

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