News Archive

News Archive

DAAD Network Meeting in Cape Town

From 26 - 30 January 2011, the South African - German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice hosted the network meeting of the DAAD centres of excellence (DAAD-magazine). On 27 January 2011, the opening ceremony of the meeting took place on UWC campus. Speakers were, inter alia, Mrs. Naledi Grace Mandisa Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, Government of South Africa. As part of the network meeting PhD scholarship holders of the centres of excellence presented their research projects on Wednesday, 26 January.


from left to right: Vice-Chancellor of the UWC, Prof. Dr. Brian O’Connell; Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs. Naledi Grace Mandisa Pandor; Dr. Helmut Blumbach (DAAD)

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Workshop Perspectives on Aid Effectiveness in Harare, Zimbabwe, 07 October 2010

On October 07th, 2010, the South African - German Centre of Development Research and the University of Zimbabwe held a workshop on perspectives on aid effectiveness in Harare, Zimbabwe. Over forty participants from governmental and non-governmental organizations discussed different views on aid effectiveness.


Picture: Staff members of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr University Bochum, School of Government, University of the Western Cape, Institute of Social Development, University of the Western Cape as well as of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Zimbabwe and Faculty of Social Studies, University of Zimbabwe (click picture to enlarge).


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Representatives of the DRD meet cooperation partners in Zomba, Malawi

In the framework of the cooperation project with the University of Malawi representatives of the Development Research Division of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice visited the Chancellor College in Zomba, Malawi on October 3, 2010. Both parties agreed that the already well established cooperation arrangements need to be expanded and intensified in the near future.