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IEE Alumnus on Returning Home after Studies in Germany

Augustine Magolowondo, Alumnus of the MA in Development Management (2002) and holder of a PhD of RUB's Faculty of Social Science (2005) recently participated in an Alumni Seminar in Bonn, which was financed by DAAD and organized by the networking coordinator of the German Association of Development-Related Postgraduate Courses.

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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.

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.

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IEE Member Participating in a Workshop on Africa

2014-05 SiebertOn Sunday, 11 May 2014, Anne Siebert participated in a workshop on 'Africa Today' at Bahnhof Langendreer in Bochum, where she presented "Von Zumas Südafrika bis Musevenis Uganda" (From Zuma's South Africa to Museveni's Uganda).

MADM Alumnus Participated in DAAD-Supported Alumni Seminar

Gerald 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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The Blue RUB Cube with MADM Alumni in Ghana

MADM Alumni Isaac Eweh took part in an initiative of RUB's Alumni network and contributed a self-portrait with the blue RUB "cube" in front of the Akosombo Dam and the Volta Lake.

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Networking Coordinator Position for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Established

With the financial support of DAAD, the SPRING programme at the TU Dortmund and the MA in Development Management at the IEE established the position of a networking coordinator of DAAD-funded development-related postgraduate courses in Germany.

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2,3 million Euro for new EU funded EUSA_ID project

The new EUSA_ID project is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa.

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"Development Day" 2013

"Development Challenges in a Changing Context of Global Cooperation" - under this title this year's UAMR Development Day took place November 04, 2013 at Campus Duisburg.

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