Ghana Center for Democratic Development

About us

Founded in 1998, the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit research and advocacy institute. We are dedicated to promoting democracy, good governance and economic openness throughout Ghana and the African continent.

Our research is available to and used by governmental and non-governmental agencies, Africa regional bodies, development partners and the general public.

CDD and Afrobarometer

CDD-Ghana is the directorate for the Afrobarometer network. We also house the Afrobarometer Project Management Unit which is responsible for the administrative aspects of managing Afrobarometer’s activities.

CDD-Ghana is also an Afrobarometer core partner, overseeing Afrobarometer work in Nigeria, Cape Verde, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cameroon.

As the national partner for Ghana, CDD-Ghana conducts the Afrobarometer survey in Ghana.