The Research and Grant Institute of Ghana (ReGIG) was the only Civil Society Organization invited by the Government of Ghana to attend the National Summit on Tertiary Education and Enterprise Development in 2019. The summit was under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Business, Ghana, under the theme “Getting our Graduate to Work”.
The Executive Director, Dr. Samuel Adjorlolo spoke on the topic “Research, National Policy and Job Creation”. Drawing on best practices in jurisdictions such as the US and UK, and empirical literature, Dr. Samuel Adjorlolo spoke on the quintessential role of scientific research in the formulation of national policies relating to economic growth and development, and hence the creation of sustainable job. ReGIG engaged with stakeholders, practitioners, academicians and policymakers from across diverse disciplines on the common goal of promoting economic growth.