Monthly Archive November 2019

Regional Policy Masters Shows Universities’ True Mettle

Long accused of being inflexible, African universities have, through a partnership-based research initiative focused on public policy, helped uncover a long-hidden truth: “Universities are not only open to innovative ideas and programmes but can also domesticate, own, finance and nurture them.” This is according to Beatrice Muganda, programme manager for the Partnership for African Social […]

Policy Process: Linking Theories with Practice

Evidence-based policy (EBP) and linking public policy theories with practice was the focus of a one-day Policy Forum organized recently by the Alumni/Master Class of Research and Public Policy (MRPP) which is hosted by the Department of Political Science of University of Lagos. Themed, “Linking Public Policies Theories with Practice,” the forum was part of […]

Experts Advocate Restoration of LG Autonomy to Enhance Development

Participants at a policy forum in Lagos have criticised the continued erosion of the autonomy of local governments in the country and called for the restructuring of the political system to facilitate development. They expressed regret that local governments are not allowed to play their roles as assigned to them in the constitution. With the […]