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IAD Seminar: COVID-19, Poverty and the Role of Social Protection Systems in Africa

Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 2:40pm to 4:30pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in African development. In addition, prepares students for higher level courses on African economic, social and political development. The presentations are designed for students who are interested in development, Africa’s place in global studies, want to know about the peoples, cultures and societies that call Africa home, and explore development theories and alternate viewpoints on development.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Africana Library, Policy Analysis and Management, Institute for African Development, Global Development

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Jackie Sayegh

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607 255 - 6849


Kibrom Abay

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Country Program Leader/Research Fellow, Development Strategy and Governance Division, IFPRI

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