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Name
  • Nicholas Adamtey Ag. Coordinator
  • Yakubu Zakaria
  • Ibrahim Akalbila Policy Analyst on Trade and Livelihoods
  • Chris Dadzie Policy Analyst on Gender and Human Rights
  • Kofi Ayivor Policy Analyst, Public Finance
  • Ama Blankson-Anaman Policy Assistant, Gender and Children's Issues
  • Luke Atazona Policy Assistant, Budget Analysis and Advocacy
  • Joseph Chonia Policy Assistant, Statistics
  • Sylvester Bagooro Policy Assistant, Trade and Livelihoods
  • Daniel Ofoe Chachu Policy Assistant, Budget Analysis and Advocacy
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Address
  • Wawa Street, House Number C842/4 Kokomlemle
    P.O. Box MP 2989
    Mamprobi, Accra
    Ghana
Area of Expertise

The CBA was created to consolidate ISODEC's work on improving the budget process and the efficiency in the use of public resources by spreading budget activism and promoting a better budget process through consultation and participation of all stakeholders, accountability of public officials, and transparency in public finance processes. The unit also conducts research and training in pro-poor budgeting, bottom-up planning, trade, gender, and people-centered policy advocacy. CBA also provides consultancy services in various areas of socioeconomic research.

Publications
  • Making Aid Gender Sensitive: An Analysis of the 2008 National Budget on Ghana's Implementation of the Paris Declaration
  • Annual analysis of the budget statement and economic policy statement of the government of Ghana for 2008. The report for 2008 focuses on Ghana's extractive sector and generates debates for ensuring that natural resource extraction (including Ghana's new found oil deposits) inure to the benefit of the people.
  • A report analyzing the 2008 national budget with emphasis on gender and children was jointly produced with UNICEF, Ghana.
  • A report on gender budgeting and analysis of the water and sanitation sectors of the 2008 budget. This is part of a CBA and Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Nigeria collaboration on gender budgeting.
  • Copies of CBA publications are available for purchase but a good number of them have been distributed among parliamentarians, members of the executive, and partners both inside and outside Ghana.