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Strategic Planning in Stellenbosch

The steering committee members of the South African – German Centre for Development Research and the academic coordinator of the CDR at UWC met in Stellenbosch from 9 – 11 May 2014 to discuss strategic options for further developing the fields of cooperation during the current funding period and beyond. CDR is currently supported by DAAD within the African Excellence initiative until end of 2018. Partners agreed to intensify cooperation in research in the coming years to supplement ongoing activities in academic training of Master and PhD candidates at CDR and in the frame of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project EUSA_ID.

2014-05 StellenboschFrom left to right: Prof. Chris Tapscott, Prof. Wilhelm Löwenstein, Dr. Gabriele Bäcker, Ina Conradie and Prof. Julian May

New CDR Research Paper published

A new paper of our "SA-GER CDR Research Paper Series" is published. The Paper of Dr. Samson Lembani (2014): Institutions and Veto Players in Legislative Decisions - What and Who matters in Legislative Decisions in Malawi? can be downloaded from the "Research Section" of our website.

MADM Alumnus participated in DAAD-supported Alumni Seminar

2014-04 AhabweGerald Ahabwe, MADM Alumnus of 2009, took part in the International Alumni Seminar on Water, Energy and Sanitation in Urban and Decentralized Regions at Oldenburg University from 3rd-12th April 2014 and presented a paper titled 'Using Prepaid meters to Improve piped water access for the urban poor: Experiences of National Water and Sewerage Corporation, Uganda'. Read his report:

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