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CepRass | Centre for Policy, Research and Strategic Studies

CepRass serves as a centre for scholarly activities and intellectual creativity.

CepRass is a leading and reputable Research, Consulting, and Professional Training Centre. Our corporate objective is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of people and organizations through optimal utilization of their human and material resource capacities.

About Our Institution

The Center for Policy, Research and Strategic Studies (CepRass), launched by The School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA), University of The Gambia (UTG), is a research centre dedicated to the creation and application of new knowledge to solve Gambia’s main socioeconomic problems. It helps UTG to fulfil its core commitment as a centre for knowledge production. CepRass applies a cutting-edge research method that combines qualitative and quantitative approaches under basic, applied and problem-based research to add value to its existence.


CepRass has the vision to become one of the leading research institutes in the Gambia, improve the visibility and ranking of the University of the Gambia, address social, economic and political problems, and develop models and best practices in different sectors and territories.


CepRass serves as a centre for scholarly activities and intellectual creativity.


Gambians Expect TRRC To Heal The Nation But

Gambians have varying expectations of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), including both national healing and justice, Afrobarometer’s inaugural national survey in the country reveals. More than one-fourth of…

Gambians Divided On Whether ECOMIG Should Leave The Country

Gambians are split on whether the ECOWAS Military Intervention in the Gambia (ECOMIG) should leave and let the Gambia Armed Forces and Police take charge of security matters in the…

The Quality of Democracy and Governance in the Gambia

Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in countries across Africa. Six rounds of surveys were conducted…

Forum For The Review Of The Draft Constitution

The Centre for Policy, Research & Strategic Studies (CepRass) in collaboration with International Republican Institute (IRI) held a Stakeholders Forum to review and critique the Public Finances section of the…

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Opinion Polls Dissemination Training - QTV

Opinion Polls Dissemination Training - GRTS

Voter Education & Registration

Corona, The Gambia and The Millions

Partnership With Afrobarometer

Excitement About Survey on Governance


Our Partners

Afrobarometer Award

CepRass was awarded Best New Comer in 2019 by Afrobarometer