Our guest today is Titilayo Soremi. She is a faculty member at the non-profit and sector management program at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto. She is also a public policy and international development researcher. Her research cuts across policy narratives, policy transfer, refugee studies, and disaster risk reduction. Titi is an alumnus of the International Development Institute in Sussex, and a member of the International Public Policy Association and the Canadian Public Policy Network.
She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Exeter, UK.
In this episode, we cover:
- Titi’s research into policy narratives and policy transfer.
- How changing governments affects policies and partnerships.
- Are African institutions ready?
- Is democracy the right style of government for Africa?
- Why are these development policies key to Africa’s development?
- Designing public policy and relationships with international policies.
- Tearing down to rebuild?
- The African Continental Free Trade Area.