Prof. Richard Joseph to lead rount table discussion at CDD-Ghana
13 Mar 2014
Richard Joseph, a Senior Fellow in Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution, USA, and a Professor of International History and Politics at Northwestern University will lead a roundtable discussion on the ...
Africa’s Willing Taxpayers Thwarted by Opaque Tax Systems, Corruption
05 Mar 2014
Africa’s Willing Taxpayers Thwarted by Opaque Tax Systems, Corruption Afrobarometer released its Global Findings on Tax Transparency, Compliance & Corruption in Lagos today. Today’s Release marks the fifth Afrobarometer Round 5 Global Release event and ...
CDD signs Contract with Four Civil Society Actors
21 Feb 2014
The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has signed a contract with four civil society actors at a short ceremony in Accra. The “Commitment for Africa Project” which is an initiative of the ...
Political Patronage is Undermining Ghana’s Development…Dr. Franklin Oduro
19 Feb 2014
The Head of Research and Programs at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development, Dr. Franklin Oduro has observed that Ghana’s democratic development is being increasingly hampered by excessive political patronage rather than a ...
Roundtable Discussion on Ghana’s political and democratic transformation
11 Feb 2014
CDD-Ghana’s Head of Research and Programs, Dr. Franklin Oduro would lead a roundtable discussion to examine the quality of Ghana’s political transformation and the nature of its institutions as well as the driving ...
Corruption: A Menace to Africa’s Efforts to Meet the Millennium Development Goals
04 Feb 2014
Corruption is still rife in many countries in Africa in spite of promises by African leaders to fight the menace. Private sector and government sector corruption remains one of the most debilitating factors ...
Appointment of Ben Dotse Malor as Senior Adviser and Head of Communications at the Presidency…..CDD asks: Who speaks for the Presidency?
27 Jan 2014
The President has statutory authority under the Presidential Office Act, 1993 (Act 463) to maintain an Office of the President and to staff that office with personnel performing such functions as the President ...
2014 Afrobarometer Summer School takes off
23 Jan 2014
About 30 individuals from the Afrobarometer Network, Sociology and Political Science graduate students from around South Africa and individuals from other universities and research organizations in Africa are taking part in a month ...
CSOs attend workshop on Policy Advocacy
17 Dec 2013
CDD-Ghana and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) have organized a three-day workshop on policy advocacy and engagement for CSOs and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in the three Northern regions. The three-day training ...
Youth Voices Project Launched
17 Dec 2013
The Tamale Office of CDD-Ghana has launched a new program, the Youth Voices Project at a stakeholders' meeting in Tamale. Funded by the British High Commission, Accra from its Bilateral Programs Budget, the project ...
Afrobarometer Findings: Citizens Insist on Quality of Services Not Just Quantity
12 Dec 2013
Findings from the latest Afrobarometer survey of 34 African countries suggest that the provision of service infrastructure, though necessary for service delivery, does little to shape ordinary people’s views about government policy performance ...
CDD-Ghana to collaborate with SADA on new Project:
11 Dec 2013
The Tamale Office of the Ghana Center for Development (CDD-Ghana) is collaborating with the Secretariat of the Savannah Accelerated Development Program (SADA) to promote gender parity and support socially excluded groups in pro-poor ...
Afrobarometer 2013 Global Release
09 Dec 2013
Afrobarometer 2013 Global Release: People Grade Government Performance on Water, Health, Sanitation Oil, Mineral Wealth Management Under a Microscope Afrobarometer will release government performance ratings of more than 51,000 Africans across 34 countries Wednesday, ...
Governments Falter in Fight to Curb Corruption
13 Nov 2013
A majority of people in 34 African countries condemn their governments' anti-corruption efforts, according to Afrobarometer surveys of more than 51,000 people between October 2011 and June 2013. The finding is just one conclusion of the ...
CDD to Organize Experience Sharing Workshop in Accra and Kumasi
12 Nov 2013
The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is organizing experience sharing workshops in Accra and Kumasi to round off its project on “Promoting Peaceful, Credible and Issue-Based Elections.” A statement issued by Mr. ...
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