The State Capacity Research Project is an interdisciplinary, interuniversity research partnership that aims to contribute to the public debate about ‘state capture’ in South Africa.

The State Capacity Research Project is an academic research partnership between leading researchers from four Universities and their respective research teams: Prof. Haroon Bhorat from the Development Policy Research Unit, University of Cape Town; Prof. Ivor Chipkin from the Public Affairs Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand; Prof. Mzukisi Qobo, part of the South African Research Chair Initiative – African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg; Mr Lumkile Mondi, Department of Economics, University of the Witwatersrand; Professor Mark Swilling, Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, Stellenbosch University.

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