Mr Maybin Nsupila (Zambia) flanked by Professor Alan Hirsch and Dr Judith Cornell
Inaugural MPhil graduates have key role to play in shaping Africa’s future
It was a cold and rainy day at UCT, but nothing was going to dampen the enthusiasm of the group of inaugural graduates from the UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice who had gathered for a celebratory lunch after their graduation...
Application deadline for Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice is 5 September 2016
Applications deadline 5 September 2016
The Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice programme offers students a multi-disciplinary degree with a balance of theoretical and practical skills. The core curriculum is drawn from the disciplines of economics, political science...
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
UCT collaborates in global programme to tackle inequality
An ambitious programme, designed to build a global community of leaders dedicated to changing policy, practice and public dialogue around inequalities, has been announced by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), The Atlantic...
African Economic Integration report
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Nkrumah and other African leaders saw African Economic Integration as a long – term goal for African states. Although many steps have already been taken towards this objective, there have also been a number of challenges.
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Thursday, 25 August 2016
LeAD Campus participant spread

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.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:45
Professor Murray Leibbrandt (SALDRU Director)

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.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 11:45
Marianne Camerer

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.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 14:00
Saarah Salie

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.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:15