UNESCO Chair in National Development Planning (96), established in 1994 at Kumasi University of Science and Technology, within the framework of Santander Group, (Ghana).


Development policies and planning.


  • To reinforce training and research in the field of national development theory and practices in Africa and European countries.
  • To expand opportunities in higher education and advanced study of the planning process and policy formulation for human resource development in an international context.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Piet Terhal, Centre for Development Planning, Erasmus Universiteit, Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen
E-Mail address - terhal(at)
Work Phone - (0)10 408 11 11
Fax - (0)10 452 84 68
Street - P.O. Box 1738
City - Rotterdam
Postal Code - NL 3000 DR
Country - Netherlands