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ESEPARC appoints four graduate researchers

Four graduate researchers will be joining the Eswatini Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) in January 2019 under the ESEPARC and UNDP graduate research programme. The graduates form the third cohort of researchers joining the Centre under the graduate research programme administered by ESEPARC…

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Why is the quality of education in Africa declining?

As education is a pillar of socioeconomic development in Eswatini, in 2010 Government implemented plans to ensure that access to formal education was possible for all children regardless of their social and economic circumstances. This was through the introduction of the Free Primary Education (FPE)…

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ESEPARC presents studies to Commerce PS

The Eswatini Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) last week presented the findings of two studies to stakeholders in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Trade. The two studies; ‘Determinants of Choice of Credit Sources by Eswatini SMEs: A Focus on the Agriculture Sector’…

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UNDP commits to building research capacity in Eswatini

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has reaffirmed its commitment towards building capacity for research in Eswatini. Speaking during the certification ceremony for the outgoing cohort of interns under the Graduate Research programme run by the Eswatini Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) with…