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All hands on board

... the people, we are the ones to make the world a better place, so let’s start giving” (Michael Jackson). As if other participants of the ANLP had read my exact thoughts, dinner started with a karaoke of ...

Being William.

... rich resources we have!” As I heard this, I could not help but shed tears. Tears of joy. Although William is a secondary school dropout, he did not just sit and complain. Neither did he blame the government ...

Overcoming our fears: The high rope challenge at ANLP

... filled the atmosphere. Although there were some few setbacks, all participants managed to complete the challenge amidst cheers, tears, shouts and smiles that expressed inner satisfaction and a great sense ...

Who is to blame for failed targets?

... this mean? How was this relevant to the development of our leadership abilities? The next few minutes of the facilitator’s presentation brought so much clarity as the message resonated with every participant. ...

Who is to blame for failed targets?

... this mean? How was this relevant to the development of our leadership abilities? The next few minutes of the facilitator’s presentation brought so much clarity as the message resonated with every participant. ...

Make the most of every opportunity to learn

... cradle to grave, is a process of learning. How wonderful it is to learn through experience. With Divine support, I CAN. It is good for one to sit down and be taught. It is even better that guidance ...

My leadership breakthrough - Leaving the comfort zone

... ropes and, working with and getting feedback from fellow participants. All of which contributed to what I believe to the 2016 ANLP as having achieved a breakthrough for my development as an African leader ...

MESSAGES FROM ANLP 2016 PARTICIPANTS

... for me. I see many things turning around for good in my life. Thanks to ANLP. Nobelle All I know in life, I learnt in kindergarten. ANLP has taught that the most important lessons in life were taught ...

Making diversity nutrition in Africa’s strength

... the continent. Use your expertise to raise the voice loud enough to make sure that nutrition gets adequate attention. The take home message for the symposium: For nutrition interventions to succeed ...

LESSONS IN LIVING AND LEARNING FROM FEEDBACK

... you, don’t like you, want to prove something, want to appear better. But truly speaking, we ought to be receptive to feedback, whether it’s negative or positive, even seek it out and use it to our advantage. ...

The Essence of Teamwork and Perseverance

... next to you on your right and left shoot each other. The first person to do this stays in the game’’. Hmmmm I thought to myself, what is this?  I can’t hear a word, thankfully our facilitator clarified ...

Reflect, Rediscover and Roar- We CAN, We MUST

... than from the outside. I have never thought of myself as a learning object, and this contradicted my expectations. On the contrary, it has really given me a unique opportunity to start thinking of ...

ANLP ALUMNI WHERE ARE YOU?

The 14th chapter of the ANLP 2016 is on. What strikes me at the first day is the number of participants that have gone through the ANLP since its inception. Over 350 participants have been through the ...

THE HIGHS AND THE LOWS OF HIGH ROPES

... to stress the point of good communication, trust, listening to get through the task safely we began to put on the gear for the high rope activity. Thinking to hide behind, to go last and letting others ...

Don’t lose your courage…

... of times when I said to myself “I finished the high ropes, I can do this!”) 2. Be present, be at peace and be grateful – I have tried to stop being anxious and stop worrying about the future. (Although ...

"Be Ham"

Commitment….“Be ham” Congratulations to everyone for the challenging, funny, thought provoking and very interesting blogs. When I am reading them, I am back at Elgro River Lodge learning all over again. ...

Dare yourself: take the high ropes

... I stand.   One of the things I miss the most are the “quiet moments” which Christine took us through amidst the hectic daily schedules. I discovered “reflection”, is key for personal development. Today, ...

Back to Reality

Back to reality... It’s been exactly 10 days since I said my goodbyes to my fellow ANLP participants. I can honestly say that I miss all of them dearly! The thing that caught me the most after ANLP, ...

Declaration 2015

... be achieved through dedication to capacity building and implementation of evidence based strategies. We will always act with integrity and a willingness to serve. Now is the time to empower the ...

Declaration 2013

We ANLP 2013, pledge to move nutrition leadership in Africa forward – starting now.  Together we commit to be accountable, to develop others through participatory learning and mentorship.  We also commit ...

Declaration 2011

 "We the ANLP 2011 participants do hereby passionately commit ourselves to improve food and nutrition security in Africa through: Networking, collaboration and advocacy Education and mentorshi ...

Declaration 2010

"We as the participants of ANLP 2010 hereby declare our commitment to advocate for affordable, sustainable and evidence-based nutrition interventions and policies in Africa. Through our networks, we wil ...

Declaration 2009

"ANLP 2009 participants resolve to pro-actively influence change in nutrition and wellbeing in Africa, through effective networking, advocacy and responsible, visionary leadership"  ...