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Policies against chronic poverty: findings from 5 policy guides (Agriculture, Education, Energy, Employment and Middle Income Countries) and a Challenge Paper

24 April 2013
12:15 - 14:00

Date: 24 April 2013

Time: 12:15-14:00

Presenter: Professor Andrew Shepherd, Director, Chronic Poverty Advisory Network, Overseas Development Institute


The Chronic Poverty Advisory Network is a successor to the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, of which South Africa was a partner. The seminar will present findings from two published policy guides on Addressing Chronic Poverty (agriculture and education) and three policy guides in process (energy, employment and Middle Income Countries). It will also refer to a Challenge Paper, ‘what has happened to the other 50%?’ The presentation will draw out some of the findings relevant to South Africa.

Kindly RSVP by 22 April 2013

This seminar may be attended via video conference in Pretoria, Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal. Details as below. The speakers will be in Pretoria.

Cape Town: HSRC, 12th Floor, Plein Park Building (Opposite Revenue Office), Plein Street, Cape Town. Contact Jean Witten, Tel (021) 4668004, Fax (021) 461 0299, or

Durban: First floor HSRC board room, 750 Francois Road, Ntuthuko Junction, Pods 5 and 6, Cato Manor, Contact Ridhwaan Khan, Tel (031) 242 5400, cell: 083 788 2786 or

Pretoria: HSRC Video Conference, 1st floor HSRC Library Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Arlene Grossberg, Tel: (012) 302 2811, e-mail: