While all proposals are welcome there is a request for proposals for research on focus area (iii) the Spatial Economy of Southern Africa. Proposals for comparative, country-level research on the different approaches, implementation experiences, and outcomes — positive and negative — of industrial development zones (IDZs), special economic zones (SEZs) and export processing zones (EPZs) in Southern Africa are especially welcome. See http://sa-tied.wider.unu.edu/article/regional-growth-and-development-southern-africas-prosperity
The second edition of the Industrial Policy for Policy Makers (IPPM) training programme takes place in September 2018, alongside the annual African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE). Applications close Thursday 25 July. See details here.