Ghanaian-German Centre for Development Studies

The Partners

University of Ghana, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)
ISSER has the goal of engaging in multidisciplinary research covering the field of socio-economic development in Ghana and other African countries. Although the research concentrates on Ghana, ISSER also offers qualification measures for future leaders from other African countries and is part of an Africa-wide network of education and research.

University of Bonn, Centre for Development Research (ZEF)
ZEF in Bonn, Germany is an interdisciplinary and internationally focused institute dedicated to research, political dialogue plus education and training. ZEF’s research activities have been designed to take account of three core areas: economic development and technological change, ecology and management of natural resources, as well as political and cultural change. ZEF attaches key importance to promoting academic and postgraduate education and training, including particularly, for young scientists and academics from developing and transition countries.