Public Policy Analysis Course

For 25 youngs Cameroonians


The Nkafu Policy Institute at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation has designed a special one-week (4 days) intensive training course to equip young scholars with critical thinking about free enterprise, public policy, government transparency, and fiscal accountability. The course has been specifically designed to:

  • Strengthen participant’s understanding of key challenges to businesses in Cameroon and how to run a business
  • Improve participant techniques in policy analysis, both qualitative and quantitativew
  • Enhance participants’ ability to promote evidence-informed public policy through writing strong op-Eds, policy briefs, and reports
  • Understand the process of planning an effective policy advocacy campaign and how to advocate for change
  • Equip participants with the skills and techniques to critically appraise policies and make tangible recommendations
  • Help participants effectively communicate research outcomes through various communication channels

Who Should Attend?

  •  Young faculty members and leaders of civil society organizations,

  • Recent graduates and Ph.D. students,

  • Managers in the public sector, ministries, and other development organizations,

  • Young journalists, bloggers, web influencers, etc. who want to contribute to the promotion of free enterprise ideas.

Eligibility criteria

  • Training is limited to twenty-five (25) young Cameroonians, both male and female Benefits.

  • Participants shall also be engaged with the different policy departments at the Nkafu Policy Institute throughout the training period.

  • They shall focus, amongst other things, on carrying out research to educate the public on the benefits of a free enterprise system in Cameroon, through newspaper articles and short policy papers.

Course Facilitators

The program is organized by the Nkafu Policy Institute at the Denis and Lenora Foretia Foundation. It will be facilitated by carefully selected and well-talented Cameroonians working in both the private and public sectors.

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