Kakra is the data quality officer for North and West Africa
Adu Kakra Duayeden is a Research Analyst with interest and expertise in data management, statistics, geographic information system and information technology (IT). Adu also doubles as the Afrobarometer Data Quality Officer, North and West Africa. He had been part of several rounds of surveys data management for Anglophone West Africa, Francophone West and Central Africa, as well as Lusophone West Africa and North Africa.
Adu Kakra has strong abilities in areas of both qualitative and quantitative methods, which includes research analysis skills, among others.
In 2009/2010, he served as a Fredskorpset Fellow at IDASA (An African Democracy Institute) during which period he worked as a Research Officer at the Public Affairs and Parliamentary Support Trust in Zimbabwe. In 2012, he became a Hewlett fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and undertook short courses in data management at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX), University of California, San Diego, all in the United States of America, and UCT-CSSR Afrobarometer Summer School, in Cape Town.
Adu holds an MBA Petroleum Economics and Finance, from Coventry University, UK and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics/Sociology from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.