Here is the Interim Report for Dar-es-Salaam City:

The purpose of the research project: Exploring how good is our community engagement? i.e.

many ways in which higher education providers, their staff and students connect and share their knowledge, skills and experience with a whole variety of interests within the region in which they are located

Here is the Interim Report for Sanandaj:

Main Issues Affecting Sanandaj

  • Environmental (environmental mismanagement ,-dust, waste, and climate change) ;
  • Social/Cultural (depressed and hopeless) ;
  • Population (young population, high illiteracy rate in the country,
  • Health (health indicators has been improved, infant mortality lowered and life expectancy increased to 76 in 2015 ;
  • Economic; (rich in oil, gold and other minerals resources but low income, unemployment, poverty)
  • Political (ruling minorities and discriminative and unjust policy SUEUAA

Here is the Interim Report for Manila:

Barangay (Major) Needs and Issues in Sta. Ana Manila

  • Poverty and Unemployment
  • Drug Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Accumulation of Trash
  • Peace and Order
  • Typhoon and Flooding
  • Bullying
  • Drop-out Rates
  • Conflict among Barangay Leaders
  • Petty Theft
  • Alcoholism
  • Teenage Pregnancies

Here is the Interim Report for Johannesburg:

Execution: Time line

  • December 2017: Brief in Glasgow: attended by Ms Nickey Janse van Rensburg
  • 20 April 2018: SUEUAA project introduction: Arranged and facilitated by Ms Nickey Janse van Rensburg.
  • 6 July 2018: Prof Elana Swanepoel tasked to execute the project
  • 10 July 2018: First interview conducted; total of 9 interviews conducted
  • 6 August 2018: Focus group: University academics
  • 7 August 2018: Focus group: City representatives
  • 8 August 2018: 9thinterview conducted –last one
  • 8 August 2018: all voice recordings delivered to transcriber
  • 16 August 2018: all transcriptions send to Glasgow
  • 16 August 2018: analyses of results commence
  • 16-23 August 2018: Report compiled

Here is the Interim Report for Harare:

Situation Analysis: A paradox of poverty and underdevelopment in a ‘resource-rich’ country

  • Zimbabwe is endowed with huge mineral deposits and other natural resources;
  • Investment in education generally, has remained a government priority since Independence in 1980 -Universities increased from one to 20;
  • However, underdevelopment, poverty, hunger, corruption and numerous other challenges persist in spite of these resources;
  • The Government has since directed that universities should play a more active role in addressing these challenges and play a catalytic role in national development.

Here is the Interim Report for Duhok:

The interviews and the outcome with the partner expert groups in Duhok

  • Duhok Government departments;
  • Universities colleges:University of Duhok and Duhok Polytechnic University;
  • Privatesector.