Japan assists UNESCO IICBA Project for Peace Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism

On 6 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Shinichi Saida, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to African Union and IGAD, together with Dr. Yumiko Yokozeki, Director of the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA), signed a project agreement between the Government of Japan and UNESCO… Continue reading

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Message from the Executive Director – March 2018

Dear colleagues and partners, On Friday 23 February 2018, the African Union Commission’s Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology launched the 2018 Open Call for Proposals for the next edition of the African Union Research Grant Programme. This call will distinctly focus on a broader thematic area: Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)… Continue reading

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A Coalition which aims to bring change to young Africans

The Coalition on Media and Education for Development Africa Forum (CAFOR) is first and foremost a forum with various organizations, experts and individuals who are committed to ensuring that education systems in Africa are relevant to young Africans with newly acquired skills that correspond with what obtains in the labour market within the African continent.   View slides

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Executive Director Interview in Capital Ethiopia

Please open the link. This is the latest interview the Executive Director did with Capital Ethiopia News this week. Graduates need better skills if Africa is to more effectively utilize its resources.  Billions are spent on education in hopes that its beneficiaries will have the knowledge necessary to impact the continent. The Coalition on Media… Continue reading

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Message from the Executive Director – February 2018

Dear colleagues and partners, The Coalition on Media and Education for Development Africa Forum (CAFOR) is steadily consolidating partnerships with several affiliated organizations and experts around the continent. We encourage more organizations, institutions, experts and individuals committed to ensuring that education systems in Africa are relevant to young Africans with newly acquired skills that correspond… Continue reading

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