Dr. Delali Margaret Badasu is the Director of the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of Ghana and also Senior Research Fellow at the Regional Institute for Population Studies at the same university.

She was principal investigator for a research team that conducted a qualitative research study on immigrant labour in Ghana as a component of a bigger research titled ‘Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination’, co-funded and jointly implemented by the European Commission, the International Labour Office (ILO) and the OECD Development Centre in ten low- and middle-income countries. She was also a member of a research team that conducted a study on developmental impacts of migration in Ghana, sponsored by the Global Development Network (GDN) and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and co-principal investigator of a research team that conducted a study on north-south independent child migration in Ghana, funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).

She was the lead consultant for the development of ‘Ghana’s Migration Data Guide’, under the Euro-African Dialogue on Migration and Development project and is currently leading a team of consultants to develop a diaspora engagement policy for Ghana.