Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Policy
Andrew Lavali. Joel Abdulai Kallon


 Influencing President Bio’s New Direction Agenda

Andrew Lavali. Joel Abdulai Kallon
Standing (L-R): A. Hale (Ph.D), Fulbright Scholar; S.Bhangwandas, conflict/peace-building consultant; A.K. Jalloh, Senior Research Analyst; T. Brewah, Health Specialist & J.A. Kallon, Bio-Meter Project Lead

In fulfilment of its mandate to bridge the gap between knowledge and policy, the Institute for Governance Reform (IGR) on Friday 19th October engaged His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio on the key policy recommendations profeerred in its recent report titled: “Beyond Business as Usual: Looking Inwards to Change our Story” 

Andrew Lavali. Joel Abdulai Kallon


IGR Executive Director, Andrew Lavali highlights the major recommendations of the report to President Bio


1. Deepen decentralisation to make services work for all.

2. Work with all stakeholders in building inclusive and well-managed institutions.

3. Fully leverage the role of the president as a symbol of national unity

4. The new civic education programme to help build a new cadre of good citizens

Read summary of meeting: IGR ENGAGES BIO

Andrew Lavali. Joel Abdulai Kallon