On Monday, 24h June, 2019 the West African Centre for Sustainable Rural Transformation (WAC-SRT) Project opened a one-week capacity building workshop at Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER with participants from UDS. The programme is a joint collaboration between the ISSER, University of Ghana, and University of Development Studies(UDS) with sponsorship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Centre of African Excellence, University of Bonn, Germany.

Dr. Charles Ackah, a Senior Research Fellow at ISSER welcomed participants on behalf of the Director during the opening ceremony. He mentioned that the workshop is being organized to refresh and retool researchers in the area of Poverty Analysis.

Facilitators for this programme are senior academics from the University of Ghana.