NCPD participated in a forum on demographic dividend hosted by the British High Commissioner to Kenya Mr. Nic Hailey. The forum of the focus was youth inclusion in development. Discussions highlighted issues that need to be addressed to enable youth participate more fully in development. This included skills training as well as access to financial credit and reproductive health services. Those present included Mr Matthew Rycroft – Permanent Secretary for UK Department for International, Dr. Francis Owino – Principal Secretary for Public Service and Youth, Mr. Ronald Osumba – Chairman of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund. NCPD was represented by Mr. Francis Kundu, Assistant Director of Population.

 

Demographic dividend hosted by the British High Commissioner to Kenya Mr. Nic Hailey