Biennial Conference of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), Austin, Texas, USA
APRIL 6-8, 2017
Invited SRCD Salon:
Child Development in Low-Income and Conflict-Affected Countries: Policy and Research Directions
Friday, April 7, 2017, 2:15 to 3:45pm, Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G
Moderator: Kofi Marfo, Aga Khan University
Panelists: Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University & J. Lawrence Aber, New York University.
Inaugural Conference & Launch
Titled "Investing in Early Childhood Development for a Better World", the interdisciplinary conference attracted researchers, practitioners, policy makers, programme designers, students, governmental & non-governmental agencies, and civil society leaders.
It took place on February 12-14, 2015, in Nairobi, Kenya with over 200 participants from 22 countries and included the official launch of AKU's Institute for Human Development on the evening of the first day.
IHD's director, Dr Kofi Marfo said, "Our children carry in their hands our future and our hope for a pluralistic, peaceful, harmonious, life-enriching world; we better invest to build a strong foundation to support them, or there is no future to talk about."
Download the complete programme and abstracts:
IHD Conference - Programme and Abstracts (FINAL).pdf
This conference was made possible in part by a major grant from Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development supporting institutional capacity-building for research on early human development.
IHD Colloquium Series on Research - Presentations
Dr Winnie Mucherah, June 2015