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At the Duke Center for International Development, our faculty, staff, and students are driven by a shared vision:
development that promotes peace and prosperity for all people.

Through rigorous education for mid-career professionals, training programs for policymakers, and engagement informed by timely research, we are working to make this vision a reality.

“Learning is not confined to the classroom here.  I learned many things about different countries in the time I spent in the Sanford kitchen!”

Manal, MIDP ‘19

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Launching the Duke Program on Climate-Related Migration

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National and international organizations are predicting significant increases in human movement related to climate change that will occur... Read More → Launching the Duke Program on Climate-Related Migration

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Professor Fernholz reflects on his career as he transitions to emeritus status

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After 21 years of teaching, Fernando Fernholz, Professor of the Practice and Director of the Program in Project Appraisal and Risk... Read More → Professor Fernholz reflects on his career as he transitions to emeritus status

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DCID Welcomes Leaders for Development Fellow (LDF) Program

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The Leaders for Development Fellowship (LDF) Program is a 3-week residential program for civic, community, educational, and business... Read More → DCID Welcomes Leaders for Development Fellow (LDF) Program

“Africa stands a chance of leading the world. Two-thirds of our infrastructure has yet to be built. We could build sustainably, build green, and be a leader”

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The Master of International Development Policy program is accepting applications for the Fall 2021 admission cycle. We are seeking candidates who have at least three years of work experience and who are ready to take the next steps in their careers. Our program takes an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum, allowing fellows to self-design a course of study that will help them meet their learning needs and answer the most urgent challenges facing their communities.

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