8th International Conference on African Development (8th ICAD)

The Center of African Development Policy Research (CADPR) at Western Michigan University in collaboration with the Haenicke Institute for Global Education and the Department of Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences announce the 8th International Conference on African Development on the theme: The Challenges of Good Governance and Leadership for Sustainable Development in African States. For details on the theme, see the Conceptual Scope of Conference Theme.

Date and Venue: Thursday, August 14 through Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Room 2028 Brown Hall, Western Michigan University. (See campus map for directions.)

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The conference is open to the public, as well as undergraduate and graduate students. An abstract for all papers accepted will be published along with proceedings of papers accepted. For archives of past ICAD papers see International Conferences on African Development Archives .

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Selected papers will be reviewed for publication in CADPR’s e-journal International Journal of African Development (IJAD).

The organizing committee cordially invites partnership in terms of conference expenses from WMU academic departments and units and other local and regional institutions, as well as other organizations interested in the conference theme. See Partnerships and Support.

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Kalamazoo Comfort Inn
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