Bismark Adongo Ayorogo

Bismark Adongo Ayorogo is a Development Practitioner and Executive Director of Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) with expertise in Research and Public Policy Advocacy in Natural Resource Governance, Agriculture, Climate Change, Social Protection as  Human Right, Education and Water and Sanitation.

He once served as Technical Reference Group member of STAR Ghana, Convener of a number of CSOs Coalitions and networks and Board Member of some institutions.

 Adongo’s sterling leadership qualities merited him the Outstanding Leadership Award in 2021 by the International Institute for Governance & Development.

He has over 10 years of overwhelming passion and sustained keen interest in influencing pro-poor public policies and empowering youth, women and persons with disability for improved quality of life. These passion and interest are driven by a strong desire, determination and commitment not only to making a significant contribution towards achieving NORPRA’s vision of building a society without poverty, inequalities, injustice and insecurity but also achieving the SDGs and the Africa Agenda 2063.


He has worked in many underserved communities in Ghana, participated in many research works and national and international policy dialogues where he made contributions towards influencing and shaping public policy for Ghana’s regional development disparities to be addressed. One of such contributions was a presentation on the UNDP Northern Ghana Human Development Report in a multi-stakeholder forum organized by UNDP in Tamale, Ghana.

Adongo holds an MPhil in Development Studies and BA in Integrated Development Studies from University for Development Studies, Tamale-Ghana.