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Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) is an initiative aimed at supporting the use of credible and transparent evidence to inform policy decisions in West Africa. DIWA is hosted by GIMPA in collaboration with CEGA and funded by the Hewlett foundation.


DIWA is currently collaborating with the Government of Ghana to undertake top-notch rigorous evaluation of government priority programmes in key sectors.

The journey so far

Over the past few years, DIWA has undertaken various projects across different sectors, awarded grants to selected researchers in West Africa, and published studies conducted by researchers trained by DIWA.

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Grants Awarded
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Research Affiliates
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Commissioned Projects
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Researchers Trained

News & Events

We engage in various activities in form of conferences, dissemination, training of researchers, etc all geared towards generating credible evidence.