SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

2016 GDAI Residential School in Rabat, Morocco

The Residential School is a weeklong intensive program of lectures, seminars and roundtable discussions for selected African participants exploring issues of governance and development in Africa. In 2016 the program was organised by the Centre of African Studies (CAS) at SOAS in association with the Rabat School of Governance and Economics, and supported by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
  • Najib Bounehai - Rabat School of Governance
  • Mashood Baderin - CAS, SOAS
  • Morten Jerven - Norwegian University of Life Sciences & Simon Fraser University
  • Michael Jennings - Department of Development Studies, SOAS
  • Mark McQuinn - Department of Development Studies, SOAS
  • Nouria Brikci - Oxford Policy Management
  • Carlos Chirinos - SOAS/NYU
  • Khadija Elmadmad - CUDM
  • Elizabeth McGrath, Mo Ibrahim foundation
  • Olaniyan Kolawole, Amnesty International
  • Paul Asquith - AFFORD, CAS
As usual, the Centre of African Studies  has produced video lectures and interviews with this years' residential school participants and high profile experts on Governance in Africa. These are available online at: