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Dissemination at Safisana

Dissemination at Safisana Ghana Limited On Monday, February 19, 2024, Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) facilitated a dissemination event at the premises of Safisana Ghana Ltd. The gathering involved the General Manager, other Line Managers, and Unit Heads of Safisana Ghana Ltd. The Principal Investigator on the project, Dr Opeyemi Amusan of the University of […]
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2024 Consultative Meeting

Consultative Meeting One of our ongoing research projects delves deeply into the critical connection between water access and livelihoods in northern Ghana under the One Village, One Dam (1V1D) initiative. Our approach heavily relies on comprehensive data collection methods, including surveys, focus groups, and extensive engagement with key stakeholders. Over the past two years, we’ve […]
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DIWA Meets IWMI

DIWA Meets International Water Management Institute (IWMI) In preparation for our forthcoming data collection phase, which is integral to our ongoing evaluation of water access and its socio-economic implications in Northern Ghana, we were privileged to engage with a distinguished team, Giulia Zane and Sarah Appiah from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). The primary […]
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DIWA Retreat

2023 End of Year Retreat A Group Photo of the DIWA Team December signals the year’s climax, prompting reflection on triumphs and hurdles, celebration of achievements, expressions of gratitude, and setting intentions for the approaching year. For the past few days (11th – 13th December 2023), the Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) team seized the […]
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Africa Evidence Summit 2023

Africa Evidence Summit We are thrilled to share an insightful report from our participation in the Africa Evidence Summit 2023, hosted by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) and the Network of Impact Evaluation Researchers in Africa (NIERA). The summit, held on June 19-20, 2023, at the Movenpick Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together […]
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Request for Proposals

2023 DIWA Research Grant Competition: Request for Proposals The Development Impact West Africa (DIWA) initiative welcomes teams of researchers and policymakers from West Africa and the CEGA affiliate network to submit proposals for seed funding. These proposals should focus on implementing innovative evaluations in sectors such as health, education, economic development, energy, and others. It […]
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Technical Committee Meeting

Insights from the Technical Committee Meeting In an enlightening two-day symposium held on May 24 and 25, 2023, the dynamic city of Atlanta, Georgia became the nexus of transformative discussions. The annual technical committee meeting for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience took center stage, attracting visionaries from across the […]
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DIWA Training and Matchmaking

Impact Evaluation Training & Matchmaking At the core of DIWA’s transformative journey is developing the capacity to generate and use evidence to inform policy decisions. We undertake training and matchmaking workshops, igniting synergy between local researchers, policymakers, and experienced impact evaluation practitioners. This potent convergence bridges West Africa’s policy-research divide, amplifying transformative change. Call For […]
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Engagement with Policymakers

Engagement with Policymakers Before the transformative training and matchmaking workshop, the crucial groundwork was laid through constructive engagements with policymakers and vital stakeholders. Strategic Meeting with NDPC A pivotal meeting on December 2, 2022, marked the start of a strong partnership with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC). Their keen support for DIWA was evident, […]
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Consultative Meeting

Consultative Meeting DIWA holds a consultative meeting to develop evaluation proposals for government priority programmes. It is a collaborative session with stakeholders to discuss and determine the most effective ways to evaluate the progress and impact of government programmes. The meeting involves bringing together experts and stakeholders, including program staff, government officials, evaluators, and potential […]
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