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New Publication of CDR Member

Davison Muchadenyika, PhD candidate at CDR published a new paper titled 'Multi-Donor Trust Funds and Fragile States: Assessing the Aid Effectiveness of the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund'.

Research for this paper was largely conducted during Davison worked on his Master thesis for the Bochum Programme of Development Management.

 

Former MADM student Chifundo Patience Chilera has been named one of 26 Africa's Most Outstanding Emerging Women Leaders

We are very proud of our former MADM student Chifundo Patience Chilera, who has been named one of 26 Africa's Most Outstanding Emerging Women Leaders by the Moremi Initiative for Women Leadership in Africa. As a 2015 Fellow, she will be attending the Moremi Initiative Leadership, Empowerment and Development Institute hosted jointly with the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana, this July.

This 2015 cohort of MILEAD Fellows, selected under a highly competitive process, represents Africa's most promising young women leaders with the courage and commitment to lead and shape the future of Africa. The criteria and process of selection was based on outstanding leadership promise, community service accomplishments and commitment to the advancement of women in Africa.

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Ms. Chifundo Chilera's selection is in recognition of her remarkable leadership and contributions to youth development in Malawi.

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DAAD Symposium "Excellence through Networking"

From 27th – 28th of April 2015 Dr. Gabriele Bäcker, Britta Niklas (both IEE/RUB), Julian May and Christopher Tapscott (both ISD/UWC) took part in the DAAD Symposium "Excellence through Networking" - Centres of Excellence and Centres of African Excellence as Examples of International University Cooperation at the Justus Liebig University Gießen. After the Welcome Address by Prof. Dr Joybrato Mukherjee, President of the Justus Liebig University Gießen and DAAD Vice President, the Centres of Excellence and Centres of African Excellence presented Posters in order to inform about their respective programs.

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During the second day the participants took part in workshops and panel discussions, dealing with issues like "International and Intercultural Research Cooperation" or "the Further Development of the Centres of Excellence and Centres of African Excellence Model".

For IEE and ISD it was a great opportunity to spend some time with the network partners, to exchange experiences with other Centres and to discuss future joint research activities.