UNRISD News: Thandika Mkandawire Recognized by Prestigious Africa-America Institute Award

October 2, 2014
PUBLISHED IN UNRISD News   /   BY Joannah Caborn Wengler
African Film Festival's Mahen Bonetti  presents award to Professor Thandika Mkandawire

African Film Festival’s Mahen Bonetti presents award to Professor Thandika Mkandawire

UNRISD News, an online site of  The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), featured the recognition of UNRISD’s former Director, Thandika Mkandawire, at AAI’s 30th Annual Awards Gala. Mkandawire served as Director from 1998-2009.

 

On receiving his award, Mkandawire thanked the the AAI for giving him a chance as a young person to come to the United States to study, and also applauded the organization for continuing to support higher education in Africa in recent decades, a time when others were pulling out in favour of primary education.

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