Monthly Archives: May 2019

PUBLICATION BY ALUMNI & CENTRE DIRECTOR

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Two alumni (Dr Correta Jonah and Ms Winnie Sambu) and a centre Director (Professor Julian May) recently published an article on inequalities in child nutritional outcomes in three middle-income Africa countries; Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. The research was based on Demographic and Health Survey data and argues for the need for continued focus on improving socio-economic levels […]

2ND ALUMNI CONFERENCE IN AKOSOMBO, GHANA

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The 2nd alumni conference of the DAAD African Centres of Excellence (COEs) took place in Akosombo, Ghana, over a 3-day period (6th – 9th November 2018). The conference, hosted by the Ghanaian-German Centre for Development Studies (IGAN), focused on the theme: ‘Sustainable Development in Africa: The Role of Science and Education.’ This theme was chosen as a bridge […]

HOW I GOT INTO THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME

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By Chifundo Chilera Social Development Specialist, The World Bank “When I applied for the role at the World Bank, I was transitioning out of a two-year tenure with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London. My role involved primarily providing technical advisory to governments of the 53-member states, facilitating ministerial meetings, capacity building for senior officials and coordinating youth […]

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