A high-level business leadership programme between four leading institutions is working with African managers and business leaders to find solutions to the challenges facing the continent.
The Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice, in partnership with the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), and the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD II), presented the third iteration of the Understanding Poverty and Inequality in South Africa course from 18 – 22 July 2016.
The course was held at the Townhouse Hotel, Cape Town, and attended by 27 senior government officials. Participants represented a range of national and provincial ministries, including the Department of Social Development, National Treasury, and the Presidency.
Article appears courtesy of European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), GREAT Insights Magazine, Volume 5, Issue 4. July/August 2016.
by Marianne Camerer
Issues of visas, free movement of people, encouraging cultural, academic, leadership exchanges are crucial and key to regional integration. Governments need to be a key part of the conversation and encouraged not to be limited by national domestic agendas for short political gain.
On Saturday 9 July 2016, the MPhil in Development Policy and Practice students of 2015 and 2016 had the privilege to meet two students from the pioneer class of 2014. The two students, Saarah Salie and Percy Makombe, are two of the students who were the first to graduate with an MPhil in Development Policy and Practice.