To be recognised globally for promoting knowledge for development through authoritative policy research, training and advocacy.
FRPD’s mission is to carry out activities that would promote the socio-economic development of Ghana in particular and Africa in general. Specifically, the Institute is expected to undertake research in the social sciences, and promote human resource development.
The Institute of FRPD is a semi-autonomous research institution within the Faculty of Social Studies at the University of Ghana. FRPD is committed to carrying out research and training that is geared towards promoting the socio-economic development of Ghana in particular and Africa in general. The Institute strives to maintain its reputation for solid social science research, paying close attention to exploratory, and evaluative aspects of the dynamics of development.