Speech at the opening of the expert group meeting of the African centre for applied research and training in social development by Adebayo Adedeji
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)Adedeji, Adebayo;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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Professor Adedeji provided a historical background on ACARTSD from its inception to the establishment of a fully-fledged research and training center in social development. The paper elaborated on guidelines that would assist ACARTSD in achieving its objectives including providing a better understanding of the dynamics of social change in African lifestyle, strengthen intra-regional cooperation and co-ordination in the field social development. The author urged African countries to support the Centre by providing expertise in the implementation and funding of its programme to make its functioning a reality.