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Dominic Deme-Der

Dominic Deme-Der

Research and Policy Manager


Office Location: Accra, Ghana

Dominic is the main in-country resource for research to inform Oxfam's advocacy work and policy advocacy massages in Ghana, in consultation with the programme staff and managers. He manages and coordinates in-country research projects as well as accompany Ghanaian civil society organisations in policy research.

Prior to joining Oxfam, Dominic worked with GIZ Regional Center for HIV and Tuberculosis (ReCHT) as a project coordinator and desk manager of development partnerships with the private sector in health and social protection. He has also worked as a principal research assistant at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana; serving as a member of the team that monitored and evaluated the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) programme in Ghana. He was research officer in BasicNeeds Ghana, and programme officer in charge of micro credit and enterprise development for the African Centre for Human Development.

Dominic's research interest is in poverty analysis, vulnerability assessment, food security issues and development project evaluation including base lining, with climate change as cross cutting issue.

He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Development Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Post Graduate Certificate in Global Food Security from the Institute of Agricultural Economics in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics, University of Hohenheim, Germany.