2016: Dissertations in fulfilment of the degree of Master of Philosophy in Development Policy and Practice

June 2016 Graduation

1. Quinton Mageza (South Africa) with distinction
An Exploration of Actions to Forge Public entrepreneurship in the Implementation of the Expanded Public Works Programme in the Eastern Cape
2. Percy Makombe (Zimbabwe)
Governance reforms and National benefits: problems and prospects in Marange diamond mining in Zimbabwe
3. Lucas Malambe (South Africa)
Exploring Skills Development within the Interface of the Public and Private Sectors
4. Rwakurumbira Munyaradzi (Zimbabwe)
NET*ONE Cellular (PVT) Limited's Underperformance: Causes and ways forward
5. Maybin Nsupila (Zambia) with distinction
Orchestrating backward linkages from the extractive sector to other productive value adding sectors
6. Takalani Rathiyaya (South Africa)
The role of Cluster Initiatives in facilitating firm level upgrading and systematic competitiveness: Case Study on KZN Clothing and Textile Cluster Initiative.
7. Saarah Salie (South Africa)
Islands of Effectiveness in co-government arrangements: the Case of three coalition-led municipalities in South Africa
8. Lauren Uppink ISouth Africa)
Rescuing Urban Regeneration from Urban Patronage: Towards Inclusive Development in the Voortrekker Road Corridor.