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Dr. Constance J. Freeman

Regional Director, East and Southern Africa

International Development Research Centre

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International Development Research Centre

(IDRC) 150 Kent Street, Mail room Suite 990

Ottawa, Ontario K1P 0B2


Company Description

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funds practical research in developing countries to increase prosperity and security, and to foster democracy and the rule of law, in support of Canada's international development efforts. We promo ... more

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Employment History


Industrial Development Research Council

Director of African Studies

Center for Strategic and International Studies

Country Director

Peace Corps

Economic Counsellor

American Embassy

Director of the Economic Policy Staff

the State Department


The Unz Review


Tenured Professor of Defence Economics and A Specialist In the Field
Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Board Member
Development Corporation



American University


Development Economics

Denver University

MA degrees

Development Economics

School of International Studies at Denver


Development Economics

Denver University


Development Economics

School of International Studies at Denver


economic development

University of Denver

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In Memoriam: Winnie Makumbi: International Development Research Centre [cached]

- Constance Freeman, Director of IDRC's Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa, and Naser Faruqui, Program Leader for IDRC's Urban Poverty and Environment program, worked with Winnie Makumbi.

IDRC Staff Speeches: International Development Research Centre [cached]

Dr Constance Freeman, Regional Director of the IDRC office in Nairobi, Kenya, is a renown specialist on Africa issues.She made a presentation on NEPAD in the opening plenary of the annual National Policy Research Conference held in Ottawa, in October 2002.

Board of Directors [cached]

Constance J. Freeman, Member, East/Southern Africa Director, IDRC

AIAE: News and Events [cached]

Day 1 (March 08, 2010) featured welcome and introductory remarks by Constance Freeman (Regional Director, Eastern and South Africa, IDRC); Session 1 - presentation of the Think Tank Initiative and M&E (including TTI progress update and the overview of TTI M&E strategy) by Marie-Claude Martin and Peter Taylor; Session 2 - overview of the learning event's objective, introduction of the evaluation and learning process, personal question reflection exercise (in pairs), recapping of the e-forum (M&E successes/challenges and workshop expectations), introduction to CIPO (context, input, process, output) approach, and process for identifying additional learning needs and modes of support).

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Connie Freeman

Regional Director
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Connie Freeman is currently the Regional Director for the East and Southern Africa section of the Canadian International Development Research Center. Connie oversees the extensive African-lead research program in a cross-section of disciplines that IDRC has supported for the last forty years. She has spent 40 years working on African issues and is a frequent commentator on sub-Saharan African development. During her 14 years as a diplomat in Africa, Freeman helped craft American economic policy for sub-Saharan Africa and Kenya. She was Peace Corps Country Director in Cameroon and Congo-Brazzaville. Earlier in her career she was on the professional staff of the Foreign Assistance Sub-Committee of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. There she played a major role in shaping legislation related to foreign assistance, development banks, and the Peace Corps. She was also a professor of Defense Economics at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, and a Director of African Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. Freeman has a Ph.D. in economic development from the University of Denver's School of International Studies.

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