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Partners: ISSER/RIPS, Ghana

The Institute for Social, Statistical and Economic Research (ISSER) is based at the University of Ghana in Legon and has a long track record of research on regional economic and social issues in West Africa.

RIPS logo The Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), a former UNFPA-funded centre also at Legon specialises in the demography of West Africa. Together, these institutes provide a strong core of trained researchers with experience of work with a wide range of governmental and international institutions including the Word Bank, UNECA and UNDP.

ISSER and RIPS role in the DRC
ISSER and RIPS have been closely involved in establishing the DRC and deciding its research themes. They are working on the following DRC research projects:

1c: Social Protection of Workers in Global Agriculture: The Pineapple Sector in Ghana
3b(1): The North-South Migration of Children in Ghana
3g: Re-integration of return migrants in the North-South independent child migration in Ghana
6c: Liberian refugees and rights in Accra, Ghana
7b: Mobility of the Highly Skilled in Ghana
9a: International Comparisons of Return to Poor Countries



ISSER Contact details
University of Ghana
PO Box 74
Legon, Accra

Tel: +233 21 501182
Fax: +233 21 512504
Website: www.isser.org

RIPS Contact details
United Nations
Regional Institute for Population Studies
P.O. Box 96

Tel: +233 21 774070
Fax: +233 21
Website: coming soon



Ernest Aryeetey
Stephen Kwankye (RIPS)

John Anarfi
John Agyei
Cynthia Addoquaye Tagoe

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