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No. 13: Political Party Financing in Ghana
No. 13: Political Party Financing in Ghana
11 July, 2005

Financing of political parties has become a major developmental issue in recent years. It is considered an essential ingredient for the sustenance of democratic consolidation in emerging African democracies. In Ghana the subject has engaged both politicians and democratic activists throughout the Fourth Republic. To ascertain popular opinions on political party financing in Ghana generally, and to recommend appropriate ways of addressing this subject, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) conducted a nationwide research in the month of May 2004. The research sought to provide relatively objective qualitative and quantitative inputs into the debates and decisions and thereby enrich national discussions over the subject of political party financing