Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima is a development practitioner and researcher with a focus on youth in sub-Saharan Africa. His current research interests include work on youth aspirations, political participation and quality of life. He has previously worked as an independent researcher and consultant on a variety of topics for multilateral agencies (such as the UN Population Fund, UN Development Program, UNESCO), intergovernmental organizations (such as the Commonwealth and the African Union), iNGOs, private Foundations and national and sub-national governments. Dabesaki can be contacted here.