Charles Akelyira Abugre

Tutor and Research Fellow

Christian Aid, TripleCrisis
Charles Abugre is currently the head of policy and advocacy at Christian Aid. He trained as a development economist and came to Christian Aid after a 2-year stint as an academic, teaching development studies at the University of Wales, Swansea. Before that he was a development activist in Ghana and many parts of Africa and Asia, co-founding and heading up two of the major NGOs in Ghana, the Africa Secretariat of the Third World Network and the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC). He has worked as a researcher, consultant and campaigner in a wide range of fields including health and reproductive rights, international trade and development aid.

Focus: Debt, Development, Economy, Globalization, Governance, Health, Poverty, Trade, United Kingdom, Africa

Selected Publications:

Charles Abugre and T. Killick, "Institutionalising the PRSP Approach in Ghana," (ODI, 2002).

Charles Abugre and N. Alexander, "Will the PRSPs be a Tool for Progressive Transformation, or one of Domination of Developing Country Policy-Making," in News and Notices, Volume 2, 2000.


Poverty monitoring and reduction strategies; Poverty and social impact assessments; Pro-poor budgets and public expenditure management; Civil society empowerment and advocacy; Microfinance

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2010

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