CDD-organizes Afrobarometer Dissemination workshop for Journalists, CSOs
In his opening remarks, the Public Affairs Officer of the Center, Mr. Theodore Dzeble told participants to use the wealth of information that the Afrobarometer survey generates to initiate discussions and educate the public on critical national and sub-regional issues.
“The four rounds of Afrobarometer survey results answers important questions on what ordinary people think about the economy, governance, education, health, among others over a period of 10 years and thus provides opportunity for trend analysis over the same period in member countries,” he said.
Miss Kathy Addy, Outreach Coordinator for the Afrobarometer challenged participants to find creative ways of using the information to enrich their work. She urged students, researchers, policy makers, civic educators, donor agencies, investors, etc to use the Afrobarometer online facility to generate various interesting studies.
The Afobarometer findings provide opportunity to systematically compare trends in member countries over time with respect to democracy and regime consolidation, poverty reduction, cosmopolitanism, and the emergence of democratic citizens.
For more information please visit www.afrobarometer.org