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Forum Concept Note
Past Editions

Theme: Paradox of Poverty in a ‘Wealthy Nation’, Policy Issues & Perspectives
Venue: Abuja, Nigeria (with virtual participation options)
Date: October, 2024
Guest Speaker: Andrew Mamedu, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria
Tagline: Empowering Communities, Shaping the Future

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About LAPO Annual Development Forum

  • Provide a platform for dialogue and knowledge sharing on development issues
  • Identify and promote innovative solutions to poverty and inequality
  • Influence policy and practice in support of sustainable development
  • Empower marginalized communities and promote social justice
Key Outcomes:

The forum generates a well-documented and publicized report containing presentations, discussions, major conclusions, and recommendations capable of stimulating sustainable the socio-economic transformation in Nigeria. The implementation of new and existing policies drives the growth and development of the Nigerian healthcare sector.

Key Achievements:
  • Over 25 years of consistent advocacy and knowledge sharing
  • Contributed to policy reforms and programme initiatives in poverty reduction, health, education, and economic empowerment
  • Provided a platform for marginalized communities to voice their concerns and demand action
  • Facilitated partnerships and collaborations among stakeholders for sustainable development.
  • Ideas generated from previous editions of the Forum have improved the programme focus and delivery methodology of development organizations including LAPO.
Impact as an Advocacy Tool:
  • Influenced policy decisions and programme initiatives at national and state levels
  • Amplified the voices of marginalized communities and promoted social justice
  • Contributed to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria
  • Provided a platform for knowledge sharing and innovation in development practice

Click Here To View Past Editions

30th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2023
29th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2022
28th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2021
27th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2020
26th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2019
25th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2018
24th LAPO Annual Development Forum 2017
23rd LAPO Annual Development Forum 2016

22nd LAPO Annual Development Forum 2015