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Bridging the Gap

Insights from Africa: new perspectives on disability and development

Bridging the gap Examining disability and development in four African countriesThe Bridging the Gap conference Insights from Africa: new perspectives on disability and development took place on 12—13 March 2018 at the QEII Centre in London, showcasing findings from our three ESRC/DFID-funded research project ‘Bridging the Gap: Examining Disability and Development in Four African Countries’.

We would like to say a huge thank you to all our speakers, guests and delegates who contributed to a very full and productive two days of discussion. 

Presentations from the conference are now available on the dissemination page of the Bridging the Gap website. Photos from the event will be added shortly. Outputs from the research project are available on the resources page, and will continue to be added to over the coming months.

If you would like further information on the conference, please read the programme for both days and our full list of speakers. To review the Twitter activity of the conference, please check out #btgconf or visit the Leonard Cheshire Research Centre Twitter page

To get in touch with the Leonard Cheshire Research Centre, please email lcc@

Our partners:

Fordham university Stellenbosch university