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Postdoctoral Fellowship at CDR awarded

2014-08 S-LembaniDr. Samson Lembani, who graduated from the PhD in International Development Studies has been awarded a DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowship at the South African - German Centre for Development Research. For a period of at least one year, Samson will support CDR in research and teaching activities.

Paper of Callistus Agbaam and Mulugeta Dinbabo published

Callistus Agbaam, Alumni of Ruhr University's MA in Development Management at the South African - German Centre for Development Research, together with Mulugeta F. Dinbabo, staff member of the centre, published an article on "Social Grants and Poverty Reduction at the Household Level: Empirical Evidence from Ghana" in the Journal of Social Science. The article can be downloaded here.

PhD Student Kennedy Alatinga accepted for Policy Communication Fellows program

PhD (Public Policy and Administration) student Kennedy Alatinga successfully applied for the Population Reference Bureau's (PRB's) 2014-2015 Policy Communication Fellows program.

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He is invited to attend a two-week workshop in Washington, DC from August 4-15, 2014 and will be asked during the 2014-2015 academic year to apply the lessons learned at the Washington workshop and to prepare written and oral presentations for policy audiences, based on his dissertation "Poverty and Access to Health Care in Ghana: The Challenge of Bridging the Equity Gap with Health Insurance".
Additionally he will have the opportunity to present his findings at a special PRB workshop held prior to the 2014 Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, April 30-May 2, 2015, which will be held in San Diego, California.