• About Aporde

    APORDE was created in 2007 at the initiative of Nicolas Pons-Vignon (then at IFAS, now at Wits University) and Nimord …

  • Lecturers

    APORDE  will feature leading international and African economists to lead discussions and share their views on economic development and industrialisation …

  • Our partners

    APORDE is supported by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Industrial Development Corporation; both crucially involved in economic development, with an …

  • This is Joburg

    Joburg may well be the perfect city: its summers are warm with spectacular thundershowers; its winters are relatively mild.

Aporde 2021 Call for Application


We are pleased to announce that the fifteenth edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) will take the form of an online seminar from the 30th of August to the 10th of September 2021.

APORDE is a high-level training programme in development economics which aims to build capacity in economics and economic policy-making. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars taught by leading international and African economists. This call is directed at talented economists, policy makers, academics and civil society activists.

Please click here to register then you can create a profile from the section “Profile Creation“below.

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Once you have completed the online application and uploaded all the required documents,please email the same documents to christiank@idc.co.za.

Please download the call for application document .Call for application 2021

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Our Programmes

Please download our 2018 Aporde programme .The 2019 Aporde programme will be released very soon.

2018 Aporde programme