The Think Tank Initiative (TTI), whose decade-long activities were dedicated to strengthening the capacity of independent policy research institutions and think tanks in developing countries, held its third and final Global Exchange, dubbed TTIX2018, in Bangkok, Thailand, from 12th to 14th November, 2018.
The Institute of Social, Statistical and Economic Research, ISSER and the Ghanaian-German Center for Development Studies on Tuesday, 6th November, 2018 held a one-day annual collaboration workshop at ISSER Annex.
The management of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) on Thursday 27th September, 2018 held a one-day meeting with its stakeholders to discuss how best they can work together. The meeting was held at ISSER’s conference facility.
I warmly welcome you to the ISSER family of faculty, staff and students for the 2018/2019 academic year.
The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, on Monday 27th August, 2018 held an orientation at the start of the 2018/2019 academic year for 11 students who are pursuing an M.A degree Programme in Development Studies.
A two-day international conference and exhibition that seeks to highlight the importance of incorporating evidence into policy to enhance regional development opened from 26th to 27th July, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Based on an MoU signed between ISSER and the Ministry of Agriculture (MoFA) in October 2017, and as part of the Agricultural Policy Support Project (APSP), ISSER was tasked to build the capacity of 20 senior officials of the Policy Planning and Budget Directorate (PPBD) division of MoFA in Policy Briefing. Four out of the twenty were selected to undergo the training in Policy Brief writing. On Wednesday 27th June 2018 the four made presentations.
A three-day training on new ways of coding tax and benefits held at the Balme Library, University of Ghana, ended on 28th June, 2018. The topic was “An introduction to GHAMOD, a Tax-Benefit Microsimulation Model for Ghana.”
ISSER has signed an MoU with the Agricultural Policy Support Project (APSP) of USAID to train some officials of MoFA on how to write policy briefs.