Training courses offered by REPOA are advertised in the newspaper and on this website under Upcoming Training. REPOA provides training as part of its own programme and on behalf of other parties. The training targets skills and competence gaps in the country in the areas of REPOA’s research programme.
The training approach is a mixture of demand driven, cost sharing and recovery based and targeted to audiences like higher learning and research institutions, Government departments and Ministries, Private Organizations and NGOs.
Training for Researchers
Training courses for researchers offered with the objective of building capacity of beginning and intermediate researchers to increase the number of researchers capable of undertaking policy relevant quality research on poverty and pro-poor growth issues and other related contemporary topics. Training for researchers includes among others:
• Research Methodology
• Research Design, Data Analysis and
• Research Report Writing Skills.
Training for Research Users
Training courses for research users are offered with the objective of building capacity of stakeholders to analyse and interpret research findings and translate these into policy related recommendations and interventions. It also aims at informing them on policies and strategies and enhancing their analytical capacity to constructively debate and engage with government.
Tailored Capacity building training courses for research users are offered to various stakeholders including central and local government officials, representatives of Non- Governmental organizations (NGOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and media.