Monday, February 1, 2016

Policy Dialogue Workshop: An interview with Wahab Zakari, Ghana

An interview with Wahab Zakari, Development Planning Officer, Agotime Ziope
 District Assembly, Ghana)
Agotime Ziope formerly Adaklu Anyibe is one of the twenty five (25) Municipalities

 and Districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. The Administrative Capital of the District 

is Kpetoe. Agotime-Ziope District is bordered by the Republic of Togo to the East; 
Akatsi North and Central Tongu Districts to the South and the Adaklu District to the 
West and North. The District covers a total land area of about Six Hundred and 
Thirty-Seven kilometres square (637km2). Wahab talks about the opportunities
 that exist for Agotime Ziope District to use evidence in decision making and 
development planning, why he will recommend the course on evidence-informed 
policy making to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
The VakaYiko Consortium, a three year project 

working in Ghana, South Africa and Zimbabwe to build the capacity of policy
makers to access, evaluate and use evidence in policy-making. This interview 
was filmed during the policy dialogue workshop held in Ho, Volta Region of 
Ghana on 3rd November 2015. Editing by Joseph --

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