$200 Million Commitment to Improve Higher Education in Africa
September 16, 2005 | Press release | Higher Education in Russia & Africa

On September 16, about 200 people with an interest in the future of Africa gathered in New York for the announcement of the second phase of the Partnership for Higher Education in AfricaMacArthurFordRockefeller, and Carnegie are the founding partners in this work, which to date has brought more than $150 million to the work of strengthening higher education in six African countries—Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Nigeria, where MacArthur has focused its efforts. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have now joined the partnership as contributors.

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