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[POLICY BRIEF] Addressing Challenges to Property Registration in Ghana

Abstract Over the years, land policies and reforms implemented to facilitate land administration have not delivered a robust property registration system. These have resulted in title insecurity, high cost of registration, encroachment, land disputes, multiple registrations of residential lands, and general land market indiscipline. These inefficiencies have stifled business development and land-related investments. This brief […]

IMANI Center for Policy and Education – 2019 Highlights

On behalf of IMANI’s board, management and staff, I sincerely thank you for your support.  Through your dedicated interest in our work over the years, IMANI continue to help shape public policy and narrow the citizen-governance and accountability gap locally. In 2019, we broadened our scope to undertaking critical analyses in high-valued resources with significant private sector […]

Report on the Technical Round Table Discussions on 3 recently passed laws: Petroleum Exploration and Production Act, Companies Act, Public Financial Management Act 2016

Barbara Andoh, Research Lead, Center for the Study of Energy and Natural Resources at IMANI took part in the Technical Round Discussions on the 3 recently passed laws: Petroleum Exploration and Production Act, Companies Act, Public Financial Management Act 2016. The Discussions took place on 30th November 2016 at Dodowa Forest Hotel. She reports. By […]

Report on the IMANI-UNICEF’s Poverty and Inequality Advocacy Project

In addressing the issue of poverty and inequality, the collaboration with IMANI sought to achieve severable objectives. Contextual Analysis While Ghana has seen decent economic growth over the past 20 years, a research from UNICEF shows 1 in 4 people still living in poverty today and growth is benefiting the richest people the most. In […]

Report On The Public Forum On Ghana’s Petroleum Exploration And Production Law, 2016

By Constance Ababio | IMANI Africa The forum was jointly organized by The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NGRI) and Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) to initiate discussions on how the new petroleum Exploration and Production Act which replaced the old petroleum (Exploration and production) Act, 1984 addresses the weaknesses of the later. The old […]

Report: Workshop on Developing a Governance and Accountability Mechanism for the SDGs

The principal objective of the meeting as explained by Dr. Ibrahima AIDARA, Economic Governance Program Manager at OSIWA is to develop the mechanism needed to involve citizens in the implementation of the SDGs. By Isidore Kpotufe Background From 10-11 August 2016, the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and the Open Society Initiative for […]

Full IMANI Francophone 2015-2016 Annual Report

IMANI Francophone was launched with the support of the Open Society Initiatives for West Africa (OSIWA) in June 2014 and currently operates in five West African countries – Togo, Benin, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina-Faso with at least one research assistant working on each country. Since its official launch in June 2014, IMANI Francophone has […]