Innovations in Investing in Young Children Globally

Proceedings of a Workshop – in Brief

by Jocelyn Widmer
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, February 2017

8 pp. 278 kB

The Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally convened its ninth and final workshop in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on October 20–21, 2016, to explore topics related to innovations in investing in young children globally. During the course of the 2-day workshop, researchers, policy makers, program practitioners, industry partners, funders, and other experts came together to highlight innovative research, policy, business models, and implementation strategies occurring in West Africa and around the world that positively affect investments made in young children. Innovations ranged from prioritizing the needs of children in national agendas to unique partnerships that enable services to reach children in remote contexts. This publication briefly summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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