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UFS one of four to present course

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the University of the Free State (UFS), the Chief Directorate: Population and Development in the national Department of Social Development, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Leadership for Environment and Development Southern Africa (LEAD-SA) for the presentation of a short course titled Leadership Training in Sustainable Development:  The Population, Environment and Development Nexus for provincial and municipal managers.  The UFS is one of four universities in the country that have been chosen to implement this short course.  The course acts as skills transfer medium in population, development and the environment. 

During the signing of the memorandum of understanding, was from the left front:  Dr Lillian Marutle (UNFPA), Prof Magda Fourie (Vice-Rector: Academic Planning at the UFS) and Prof Sosten Chiotha (Director of LEAD-SA).

Back:  Mr Jacques van Zuydam (Chief Director: Population and Development), Mr Mpho Nenwelli (from the Chief Directorate Population and Development) and Prof André Pelser (lecturer at the UFS Department of Sociology and course co-ordinator). Photo: Lacea Loader

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