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The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) advances international development policy and practice worldwide through interdisciplinary approaches to graduate-level education, executive training, policy advising and research.

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The Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) is a flexible interdisciplinary program that transforms the effectiveness of mid-career professionals working in policy making and public service worldwide.

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Our short-term executive education programs give international development professionals the opportunity to hone their skills and share best practices with our faculty and other experienced practitioners from around the world.

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Our faculty has been actively engaged in applied public policy reforms in over 40 countries. These advising activities enable DCID to link teaching, training and research to practical international development challenges.

The Duke Center for International Development(DCID) advances international development policy and practice worldwide through interdisciplinary approaches to graduate-level education, executive training, policy advising and research.

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World Bank

The four first-year fellows, representing Armenia, India, Liberia and Turkey, will be working this summer with the Doing Business and Enabling the Business of Agriculture teams of... Explore this topic

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Public investment management in Kuwait

Graham Glenday, Fernando Fernholz and Joe Tham conduct intensive five-day workshop for the World Bank on public investment management (PIM) and project appraisal.

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Cheng Shengli and Richard Brodhead

Chen Shengli, 2009 alumnus of Duke's SAFEA public policy program for Chinese officials, met Duke President Richard Brodhead once again at an alumni reception in Beijing last... Explore this topic

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"If I hadn’t come to Duke, I would not have had the theoretical knowledge in development, social change or policy analysis that I needed when I went into the field."
Idrissa Kamara, MIDP 2002

Alumni

"[The MIDP] will help me communicate more effectively with commission members and have a broader perspective of the education system. My time at Duke was a great experience, both personally and professionally."
MIDP alum elected to accreditation commission in Chile

Alumni

"I made so many friends from different countries and different backgrounds. It’s not just about the coursework; it’s also about the interaction."
Gaukhar Kizatolla (MIDP '15)

Alumni