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Africa Youth Day Statement by NAYD founder Pochi Tamba Nsoh

By | November 1st, 2016|INSPIRE|

If you must dream, make it loud and daring! Today Africa says the world should celebrate youths as key agents of change. In NAYD, it is a chance for me to look at sunshine, at the energy of the African youth and at the resilience of these often less educated than most, less equipped but [...]

FARM SOLUTIONS 365 Uganda

By | November 1st, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Introduction An indigenous initiative that is seeking to improve the competitiveness of ordinary Ugandan farmer through providing  timely continuum of information from availability of improved seeds to harvesting and storage, marketing of crops (prices and dealers contacts). This happens through technologically creating a platform where farmers from all over Uganda can interact and share ideas [...]

In Conversation with Tim Dobermann

By | October 18th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE, Uncategorized|

Energy for Sustainable Development Tim Dobermann What kind of work do you do? By training, I am a development economist. I look at policies which can help a country grow, taking into account the specific context. My time has been spent in developing Asia, working together with the government in Myanmar on various [...]

One Young World Conference in Canada – a perspective from NAYD Malawi CC James Gondwe

By | October 9th, 2016|INSPIRE|

From 29th September to 2nd October 2015 I was in Ottawa Canada attending the seventh ‘One Young World Conference’ which brings together the brightest young leaders from over 196 countries around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. One Young World was founded in 2009 by David Jones and Kate Robertson. The conference specifically [...]

Power for all

By | October 7th, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Power for All is a global campaign to accelerate the deployment of decentralized renewable energy as the key to achieving universal energy access. It has campaign partners, including NGOs, social enterprises and energy access practitioners, located and operating around the world. Power for All has also launched country campaigns in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe. [...]

In Conversation with Dr. Liam Swiss

By | October 1st, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

  Foreign Aid in the post-2015 Development Phase What kind of work do you do? I am a sociologist of development. I study processes of globalization and social change with a focus on foreign aid/development assistance and gender in politics. Previously, I worked for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) on Canada’s aid programs to [...]

Statement for the International Day of Peace 2016

By | September 21st, 2016|INSPIRE|

 Environmental Protection and Development Association, Cameroon by Godwin Tanda Each year a new topic for the celebration of International Day of Peace is developed. This constant change is to explore the different pathways of building global peace. From Last Year’s theme "Partnership for Peace - Dignity for All", this year embraces a new theme dubbed: [...]

EducommunicAfrik, Burkina Faso

By | September 2nd, 2016|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

EducommunicAfrik envisions a world where young people are critical, thoughtful, informed, engaged and empowered citizens. It aims at empowering young people to become critical media consumers and be engaged in seeking solutions to problems not only facing them but also those facing their communities through media and ICT. Current projects: As part of its Action [...]

In Conversation with Taye Balogun

By | August 14th, 2016|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Music for Activism What inspires your work? My work is inspired by my life’s experience, other people’s life experiences, the good and bad influences through social interaction, critical thinking and cultural values. What’s the place of art in civic engagement? Absolutely! Art always gives room to think, create and implement. An art piece will earn [...]

International Youth Day Statements

By | August 13th, 2016|INSPIRE|

TIME is NOW, not the FUTURE. Stephen Machua - Kenya  Don`t just promise Development, Deliver it, Make it Happen, with our full Participation, as beneficiaries and actors! Andre Nikwigize, USA Youths are the pillar of any nation, our strength, focus and determination are very paramount to nation building. Let us all use our innate potential [...]