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DRC Steering Committee
Key decisions on the overall direction of the research and centre-wide activities are referred to a steering committee that includes one representative from each partner institution:
Chowdhury Abrar (RMMRU, Bangladesh)    
John Anarfi (ISSER, Ghana) Stephen Kwankye (RIPS, Ghana)
Dr Chowdhury Abrar (RMMRU, Bangladesh), cabrar@citecho.net

Choudhury Abrar is Chairman of the Department of International Relations and Coordinator of RMMRU at University of Dhaka. He has written on the voluntary repatriation of Rohingya, Chakma and Bihari refugees in Bangladesh, as well as more generally on the environment and the military.


Professor John Anarfi (ISSER, Ghana), jkanarfi@ug.edu.gh

John Anarfi is currently Deputy Director of ISSER and a demographer with specialist experience on the migration of women; sexuality and HIV/AIDS; adolescent reproductive health; and street children. He has previously done work on female migration and prostitution for GTZ (German Development Cooperation); female itinerant traders and the risk of HIV infection for SIDA (Swedish Development Cooperation), and the causes of international migration for the European Commission. He has published widely, including 23 articles in refereed journals.

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Stephen Kwankye (RIPS, Ghana), kwankyeso@hotmail.com

Stephen Kwankye has been Acting Director of RIPS since 2001 and Associate Project Director of the Population Impact Project (PIP) at Legon since 1995. His work has focused on internal migration, health and fertility in Ghana.


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