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Advancing Africa's Inequality Research Agenda

21 May 2018 - 15:00
The research leaders for UCT, Ghana, Kenya and Ivory Coast, with AFD Research Director
AFD's Dr Anda Davids (in the middle) with ACEIR PIs (left to right): Profs Murray Leibbrandt (UCT), Germano Mwabu (Univ. of Nairobi), Robert Darko Osei (Univ. of Ghana), Prof Bedia Aka (Univ. Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast) & ARUA Dir-Gen Ernest Aryeetey

 

UCT has launched the African Centre of Excellence for Inequalities Research (ACEIR), under the banner of the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA).

“When the call for ARUA’s centres of excellence was published last year, we at UCT felt that we should use it as an opportunity to respond to our strategic plan and vision of being inclusive, engaged and African,” said Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng in her introduction to the two-day launch workshop. Read more