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Mohammed-Anwar Sadat Adam

Economic Justice Programme and Campaigns Manager

Office Location: Accra, Ghana

Mohammed-Anwar is a Development Practitioner with over a decade experience in development consulting, governance, research, civil society advocacy and campaigning for policy influencing and reform processes combining evidence-based research with real development experiences of communities for policy analysis, and pro-poor policy advocacy in Ghana and West Africa. In his role as Economic Justice Program and Campaigns Manager at Oxfam in Ghana, Mohammed-Anwar leads on economic justice strategy, programming and campaigning including providing strategic oversight and leadership on agriculture and food securitygovernance, climate change and resilience programming, women economic empowerment, policy relevant research, civil society partnerships, advocacy and campaigning for policy influencing and reform processes. He has also previously acted as Country Director for Oxfam in Ghana. 

Prior to joining Oxfam in Ghana in 2009, Mohammed-Anwar worked at Ghana's Institute for Policy Alternatives as Programs Coordinator, and Gariba Development Associates Limited as Development Planning and Management Specialist. He also served as a Governance Capacity Building Specialist for a decentralized governance capacity building project (DISCAP) funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and implemented through Ghana's Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development. He had also worked previously with Tamale Metropolitan Assembly as Development Planning Assistant (National Service) in 2003 and as an International Development Intern at IBIS Ghana. 

In the area of research, Mohammed-Anwar in late 2007, led a team in to assess the performance of 26 local government bodies (District Assemblies) as part of a nation-wide performance assessment and evaluation system for local governance performance in Ghana. In mid-2009, he led a research team to conduct a "Participatory Poverty and Vulnerability Assessment in 3 districts in Northern Region" as part of nation-wide assessment funded by UNICEF and the World Bank. He recently co-authored the following publication: Protecting the Environment for the Present and Future Generations: REDD+ and the Reversal of Deforestation in Ghana.