Prof. Barwa Kanyane

DEPARTMENT: Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD)
TELEPHONE: 012 302 2809
EMAIL: bkanyane@hsrc.ac.za

Professor Modimowabarwa Hendrick Kanyane is an acting research director in the Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery programme. He holds a Doctor of Administration at the University of Pretoria and obtained a Certificate in International Economic and Financial Negotiations from the International Institute of Public Administration in France. Before joining the HSRC in 2010, he was an associate professor and the Head of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Fort Hare. He has also worked at the University of Limpopo before joining the University of Fort Hare and now the HSRC. He is a leading researcher in the area of public administration, especially ethics, governance public policy and development.

Prof. Kanyane's publication record spans the authoring and co-authoring of more than 20 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. His most recent book publication due to be published in May 2014 entitled 21 Narratives of ethical dilemmas and their therapeutic resolutions in the 21st Century is in high demand among practitioners, politicians, business executives and community leaders as well as academics and students.

Projects he was involved in are numerous and include a 2010 World cup social cohesion and legacy audit, the review of State-Owned Entities (SOEs) for the Presidency of South Africa and now leading a City Support Programme (CSP) for Eight Metros in South Africa on issues of community engagement, corruption and social and environmental management for the National Treasury of South Africa. He is also leading Theme 2 of the Access to Justice Project with the National Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. Prof. Kanyane is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Public Administration and Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Networks. He serves or served on various professional and advisory bodies related to his areas of expertise. Examples of international recognition include collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme on service delivery optimisation and leadership capacity building for South Sudanese government officials, supported by the Africa Education Trust (at the University of Fort Hare) and now the School of Business at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York on CSP project and Midlands State University in Zimbabwe as the PhD Supervisor. Prof Kanyane is an Adjunct Professor at University of Fort Hare, well read and published scholar on issues of public administration, governance, ethics and development.

Recent

Secondment agreement in respect of employees of the human science research council to the presidential remuneration review commission (PRRC)

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State of Youth in Gauteng

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LGSETA- Local Government Sector Education & Training Authority

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Implementation of the Evaluation of the Integrated Justice System (IJS)

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Governance Index Implementation Plan

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Assessment of the Impact of the Decisions of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal

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Cities Support Programme

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Comprehensive Regulatory Framework: Policies and Procedures for the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN)

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