The training was an opportunity for the students from four different universities and regions in Ghana to share experiences and form a support network to advance their studies.
The next ISSER Development Dialogue will focus on the topic, Ghana’s Public Debt Management: facts, impact, and the way forward. Details of the event are as follows.
The MA in Development Studies Class of 2023 embarked on a four-day study tour to the South Tongu District in the Volta Region of Ghana. This excursion, an integral part of the MA programme, provided students with a unique opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge to real-world scenarios, engage with local communities, and gain a deeper understanding of development in practice. Participants included 17 MA students, three faculty members, and five administrative staff.
There was a rich diversity of participants from various sectors.
Focusing primarily on the media, ISSER's post-budget reviews feature extensive engagements with journalists, aiming to equip them with evidence-based insights and knowledge to influence their reporting.
The 2023 post-mid-year budget statement and government economic policy review by ISSER will be held as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 8th August 2023
A section of participants at the well-attended event
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana on July 5, 2023, hosted a high-level international conference centered around the theme "Climate Finance for Sustainable Energy Transitions in Africa." The conference aimed to foster collaboration and discussions on critical actions required to drive Africa's transition toward a greener and more prosperous future.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) partnered with Development Initiatives (DI) in organizing a roundtable meeting to discuss global public investment, a new innovative approach for mobilizing resources to finance development in the global south.
Ghana’s oil palm industry has consistently fallen short of its potential, despite continuous policy support – but why?