NORSAAC Presents Research Findings to the Regional Social Protection Monitoring Team (RSPMT)
Story by Issah Aminu Danaa (M&E Manager, NORSAAC)
In recognition of NORSAAC’s role in ensuring effective implementation of social protection interventions in the Northern Region, the Regional Coordinating Council invited NORSAAC to witness the inauguration of the RSPMT.
NORSAAC was also given the opportunity to present the findings of a research they conducted on the effectiveness of the social protection structures at the regional, district and community levels in the Northern Region. The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager of NORSAAC, Issah Aminu Danaa presented the research findings. In Mr. Danaa’s presentation, he revealed that the structures at the regional, district and community levels for the implementation of the various social protection interventions are generally non-existent; with the few districts that the structures exist, they are ineffective.
The research was conducted in five districts and thirteen communities in the Northern Region; Mion, Mamprugu Moadugri, Gushegu, Zabzugu and Tatale. The RSPMT commended NORSAAC for carrying out such a comprehensive study and applauded the “watch dog” role of the organization. The executive Director of NORSAAC, Mr. Alhassan Mohammed Awal appealed to the RCC to adequately resource the RSPMT to function.
The research was conducted as a baseline to the Grassroots Rising for Enhanced LEAP Project (GRELII) phase II. The GREL II is a one year project NORSAAC implements with funding from Christian Aid Ghana.