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Dr Dlamini Speaks at Global Food Opportunities Seminar in USA

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Dr Thula Sizwe Dlamini, Executive Director of the Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC), is the guest speaker for this fall’s Global Food Opportunities seminar series hosted by the University of Arkansas’ Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life…

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Graduate Research Programme 2016/17 comes to an end

The first cohort of the Graduate Research Programme 2016/17 facilitated by the Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has successfully completed its tenure. The graduate researchers under this programme were presented with certificates after successfully completing the…

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University of Arkansas student interns at SEPARC

The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) hosted Trent Scaccia – a student from the University of Arkansas in the United States of America – who was in the country on an internship programme with the Centre. Trent’s visit was made possible through…

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SEPARC and Taiwan Mission sign contract for TVET study

The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) has signed a contract with the Taiwan Technical Mission’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Enhancement Project to conduct a TVET and Industry Skills Gap Analysis. SEPARC Executive Director Dr Thula Sizwe Dlamini said the…

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SEPARC and FNB launch Essay Competition for pupils

Up for grabs:  Laptops  FNB bank accounts with E1000 cash  Educational goody hampers The Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) has partnered with First National Bank (FNB) Swaziland to tap into young minds by encouraging them to participate in national…

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More investment in policy research needed – UNDP

Swaziland Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SEPARC) Executive Director Dr Thula Sizwe Dlamini has expressed gratitude towards the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for its support in developing and growing the knowledge economy in Swaziland. He says without the support of UNDP and the…

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Good DRM policies on paper, lagging implementation

While Swaziland has very good policies on paper, implementation still remains a challenge, which needs to change if the country is to improve its preparedness, mitigation, adaptation and resilience to droughts and other disasters in future. This is one of the recommendations made in ‘The…