Current Projects

Reacting To Early Warning And Response Data (Reward) Project

The title of the project was ‘PROMOTING PEACEFUL, VIOLENCE-FREE AND CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN GHANA THROUGH CIVIL SOCIETY AND CITIZENRY INVOLVEMENT IN TARGETED ELECTION PROCESSES IN THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS AND BEYOND’

The project was funded by USAID-West Africa and it was implemented between September 2016 to January, 2017 across 15 constituencies in the Ashanti region; all 10 constituencies in KMA and 5 others adjoining districts (Ejisu, Kwabre East, Bosomtwe, Atwima Nwabiagya & Asokore Mampong).

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Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanism (GSAM) Project

Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanism (GSAM) Project is a five-year USAID-funded project that seeks to ’strengthen citizens’ oversight of capital development projects to improve local government transparency, accountability and performance. The project will end in 2019 having started in 2015. 

CEDEP is implementing the GSAM project in four (4) District Assemblies in the Ashanti Region under two (2) project components. CEDEP disseminated results of performance audit carried out by the Ghana Audit Service (GAS) on capital projects in Offinso North and Asante Akim South districts under component one.

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Consolidating Ghana’s democratic credentials through ensuring a more inclusive national Parliament

CEDEP holds the view that there is a huge imbalance in the composition of Ghana’s Parliament with the scale tilting heavily against women and Persons With Disability (PWD). CEDEP, through this project intends to provide the necessary support to all Female and Persons With Disability (PWD) Parliamentary Aspirants from all political parties in the Ashanti region through capacity building so as to enable the candidates earn the trust and confidence of the electorate towards enhancing their chances of winning their respective parliamentary seats.

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Enabling People with Mental Illness or Epilepsy to Access their Human Rights in Mid-Ghana

The project is a collaboration between BasicNeeds and CEDEP for the Ashanti Region. This project will enable BasicNeeds continue its drive to promoting community mental health services and increasing involvement of mental health and epilepsy service users and primary carers of people with mental illness or epilepsy assert their rights and needs. The districts in which the project is being implemented are Adansi South, Bekwai Municipal and Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly. Ejura Seyeredumase and Amansie West Districts will be brought on board the second quarter of 2012.

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