Edward Kadozi, PhD

Founder and President of Centre for Development Policy

Dr. Edward Kadozi is the founder and president of Centre for Development Policy.  He received his PhD from University of Amsterdam, Netherlands in Political economy of development and his Masters’ degree in public policy from Tsinghua University, China. Edward’s main research interest is economics of remittances, migration and development, institutional economics, public policy and policy analysis, capacity development, human capital development and employment promotion, environmental economics and social protection programs. After successful eight years working with Capacity Development and Employment Service Board to build capacities of both public and private sector in Rwanda, Edward now works with RDB to bridge skills gap in public and private sector and to promote employment through employability skills development. Kadozi is a lecturer of economic policies, environmental economics and Development theories and strategies in the Masters’ program at Kigali Independent University, and since 2013, Edward is a lead trainer of Public Policy design and Analysis at Rwanda Management Institute. Since 2018, Edward is local supervisor of Masters’ students in International development studies at University of Amsterdam, Netherlands conducting their research in Africa. Together with his colleagues (from partner organizations), Edward conceived and now are implementing a regional project of women cross-border in the Great Lakes region where he provides a strategic and technical support services.  Edward is a fellow at The Network University, Netherlands, and a peer reviewer of African economic review journal.