Tag Archives: Knowledge Transfer

“Extractive” Research and Its Prevention

I write from East Africa, where I am part of an international team collecting data on youth employment and job skills training.  Last Monday I was sitting in an office in Kampala where an NGO staff member thanked us for … Continue reading

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Where do those U.S. Doctorates go?

Training of future faculty, researchers, and private and non-profit leaders often happens at foreign universities. “Bright young things,” my tongue-and-cheek term for highly intelligent and talented youth, leave their home countries for the best education they can receive and world-class … Continue reading

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University partnerships + new research uncovering challenges

There is a relatively new initiative by USAID that has the same name as this blog. Well, almost the same name. Higher Education for Development (HED) is a joint initiative of USAID and the US Department of State to manage “innovative partnerships … Continue reading

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Who wants to build research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa?

Developed countries have achieved their level of development through research that led to new technologies and their subsequent application. Developing countries now recognize the importance of research as a major driver of socio-economic advancement. …in Africa, much of the research … Continue reading

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India-US Higher Ed Partnerships (+ Grant Opportunity)

Based in New Delhi, the United States-India Education Foundation administers the Fulbright Program for India, offers a few other educational grants, and provides Indian students advice on American universities.  These are the important bricks and mortar of international education exchange. But … Continue reading

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