The national fight against corruption needs persons with expertise, skills, experience, and passion for social justice.

Periodically, we seek professionals and volunteers with exceptional talent and commitment to join our efforts and make a contribution to a better country for all.

 


 

Terms of Reference for the Engagement of a Researcher

 

1.0   Background

The Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Consortium comprising GII, Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) and SEND Ghana is implementing a USAID funded activity titled Accountable Democratic Institutions and Systems Strengthening (ADISS). ADISS is being implemented in fifty (50) Districts across the ten regions of Ghana over the period September 2014 to September 2018. The goal of ADISS is to increase government accountability. Specifically, ADISS’s purpose is to renew and build upon on-going anti-corruption efforts and increase the capacities of anti-corruption Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to motivate citizens to apply pressure on policy makers and institutions with the aim of reducing corruption in Ghana.

2.0  Objective

As part of ADISS implementation, the GII Consortium is seeking to engage the services of a Social Researcher to undertake a study that highlights the ‘cost of corruption in the health and education sectors in Ghana and its impact on the lives of citizens’.The findings of the study will be used for policy engagements and advocacy for reforms. The specific objectives of the study include to: 

  1.  determine whether citizens perceive any cost and impact implications of corruption on their lives
  2. estimate/determine the cost of corruption to citizens regarding access to social services (health/ education) and economic opportunities 
  3. determine the impact of corruption on the lives of citizens
  4. make recommendations for policy reform, change of attitude and citizens involvement in the fight against corruption 

The deadline for receipt of all applications is Friday, August 12, 2016. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

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