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Unpacking locally led research and evaluation through the lens of collaborative autoethnography

Abstract Background: Evaluation in Africa and the Global South has been driven by external, often foreign, actors and focused on meeting donor funding needs, conducted through the lens of ‘others’ other than the affected populations. There is growing interest to change or decolonise this trend in the international development community. Objectives: To address the fundamental question of…

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Congratulations Chris

  Chris Empson Yebaoh is an accomplished and versatile professional with a strong academic background and work experience in various facets of accounting, finance, and administration. With a certification as a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICAG), a Master Of Business Administration (Finance-Final year), and a bachelor’s degree…

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Citizen’s Bureau: PDA Joins Stakeholder Group of CSOs to Strengthen Parliamentary Democracy

Over the past three decades, Ghana’s Parliament, in partnership with civil society organizations (CSOs) and development partners, has sought to bridge the gap between citizens and their elected representatives. These efforts have been aimed at enhancing transparency, accountability, and citizen participation in parliamentary processes, as well as the institutionalization of mechanisms to promote the Open…

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“WE CAN WORK”: PDA’s Drive For Inclusive Development For Youth With Disabilities

We Can Work (WCW) is an 8-year signature intervention spearheaded by Light for the World in collaboration with partner organizations including the Africa Disability Forum (ADF), Crosswise Works (CWW) and country-level disability federations. This transformative program specifically targets youth with disabilities across 7 countries in East and West Africa: Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia,…

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Tony’s Chocolonely & PDA: Advancing Ethical Cocoa Production Through Data-driven Child Labour Remediation

Tony’s Chocolonely (Tony’s), a Dutch social enterprise, was founded in response to the distressing reality of child labor and modern slavery in cocoa plantations in West Africa. Tony’s unwavering commitment is to ensure that every chocolate bar is 100% slave-free. As a wholesaler, Tony’s focuses on importing, exporting, and selling chocolate products and raw materials,…

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CASA-TAF & PDA: Increasing Rural Income Generation Opportunities Through Aggregators

Commercial Agriculture for Smallholders and Agribusiness (CASA) is a multi-year programme focused on increasing the economic opportunities for smallholder farmers as well as the commercial viability of agribusinesses. TechnoServe is managing the CASA through the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) to provide grants and technical assistance to agribusinesses implementing projects under the CASA initiative. The Inclusive…

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PDA’s Financial Inclusion Programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

PDA has a proven track record of partnering with communities and other development organizations to implement large-scale development interventions in promoting ethical and transparent commodity supply chains and communities over the last 21 years. The team is made up of experienced community facilitators, child labor and protection experts, field trainers, evaluators, and associates with several…

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Congratulations Alex

With over a decade of experience in research, monitoring, and evaluations, Alexander brings a wealth of expertise in diverse thematic areas including education, agriculture, social protection, financial inclusion, health, and climate change. His professional journey has spanned both local and international contexts, providing him with a nuanced understanding of global development challenges and effective strategies…

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Welcome Annabelle

  Annabelle Yeboah Osei is a highly accomplished professional with over 10 years of experience spanning General Management, Human Resources, and Project Management. Her career trajectory showcases her dedication to achieving excellence across various industries and domains. With a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Institute of Business and a Bachelor of Science…

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Walewale, North East Region, Ghana – Participatory Development Associates (PDA), a leading social research and development consultancy firm, hosted the 7th Annual Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Child Protection in Walewale on Thursday, 30th November 2023. The workshop, which was themed “Tackling Child Marriage in Northern Ghana: A Shift from the Rhetoric to Evidence-based Advocacy”, brought…

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1ST COCOA COMMUNITY ANNUAL READING FESTIVAL HOSTED IN THE ASHANTI REGION

The much-anticipated maiden Cocoa Community Annual Reading Festival has been held in the Ahafo Ano Southeast district of the Ashanti Region. First of its kind in Ghana, the Annual Reading Festival forms part of Participatory Development Associates (PDA), and Magic Library Foundation’s (MLF) Cocoa Communities’ Library Project in Ghana. The project is intended to ignite…

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