University of Ouagadougou

For Institut Supérieur Des Sciences De La Population's Program To Train Population Scholars

Overview
The recommended grant to Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP) at the University of Ouagadougou would continue the Foundation’s support of ISSP’s graduate programs, which train population scientists from Francophone West Africa. ISSP also operates an urban population observatory, which collects demographic and health data from 80,000 residents on a regular basis and contributes to research that can inform policy decisions on a range of social services. In addition, the grant funds would enable ISSP to enhance its Internet connectivity and address longstanding electricity challenges by installing a solar power system.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.univ-ouaga.bf/ 
Address
Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population
03 BP 718
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Grants to this Grantee
for support of ISSP's population training, communication plan, and staff evaluation system  
This grant to Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP) at the University of Ouagadougou will support ISSP’s graduate programs, which train population scientists from Francophone West Africa. ISSP is currently running four training programs in the field of population and development, has three research units, and is also running a Demographic Surveillance System. A Ph.D. program in Population & Development is expected to start in 2017. In addition, the grant funds will enable ISSP to support the development of a communication plan and staff evaluation system for the program.
for Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population's program to train population scholars  
The recommended grant to Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Population (ISSP) at the University of Ouagadougou would continue the Foundation’s support of ISSP’s graduate programs, which train population scientists from Francophone West Africa. ISSP also operates an urban population observatory, which collects demographic and health data from 80,000 residents on a regular basis and contributes to research that can inform policy decisions on a range of social services. In addition, the grant funds would enable ISSP to enhance its Internet connectivity and address longstanding electricity challenges by installing a solar power system.

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