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Evaluation profile: James Achanyi Fontem

James Achanyi Fontem is currently the Executive Director of Cameroon Link, an NGO based in Douala that promotes health and agricultural initiatives in rural areas through community radio stations in Cameroon. He undertook a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship with the Sickle Cell Society in the UK in 2008. In addition to his work with Cameroon Link, […]

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Evaluation profile: Ingrid Palmary

Evaluation profile: Ingrid Palmary

Professor Ingrid Palmary is an Associate Professor at the University of Witwatersrand, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed a PhD in Psychology in 2005 on a Commonwealth Scholarship at Manchester Metropolitan University. Ingrid’s main research areas include gender and violence, a topic which dates back to her PhD. She also coordinates Master’s and PhD programmes […]

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Evaluation profile: Anoja Wickramasinghe

Professor Anoja Wickramasinghe is currently an Emeritus Professor at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, and an expert on social forestry and gender. She coordinates the National Network on Gender and Energy (NANEGE), and is a member of the Committee of Biomass Energy, through which she provides advocacy services to the energy sector. Her specific […]

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Assessing impact in environmental sustainability

The significance of environmental sustainability and related topics such as climate change to international development is reflected in its explicit mention in the Millennium Development Goals, specifically MDG 7. This report looks at the impact of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows in the area of environmental sustainability, and provides further evidence to suggest that international scholarships and fellowships have […]

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Identifying Methodologies for Cost Benefit Analysis and Value for Money

This report was commissioned by the CSC as part of its new programme of evaluation activity. Its authors – Olivier Vardakoulias and Natalie Nicholles of NEF Consulting – were asked to undertake a review of current literature looking at the economic implications of offering international scholarships, with a particular focus on how this might be […]

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Assessing impact in higher education and development

This report examines the impact that Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships can have on individuals and on higher education institutions, and the impact that these individuals and institutions can then have on economic and social development. It reports on the targeted awards offered to academic staff and students, before moving on to assess the impact of […]

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