Something New From Africa Always Comes

In this piece for GE's Ideas Lab, ACET president, K.Y. Amoako, marvels at the flurry of tech-enabled innovations coming out of Africa, a far cry from 1996 when he helped launch the African Information Society Initiative (AISI) which helped kickstart Africa's ICT revolution. Read ...

2014 African Transformation Report

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Mina Baliamoune talks to The Banker

Watch Mina Baliamoune explain growth with depth on The Banker. ...

Julius Gatune on Tanzania’s Economic Transformation

How can Tanzania create transformative growth? National, regional and global experts and policy-makers, including the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania and ACET's Julius Gatune share their thoughts. ...

The Role of Services in Economic Transformation

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) writes, "The service sector is an important component of any country’s economy. It makes a direct and significant contribution to GDP and job creation, and provides crucial inputs (e.g. logistics, energy, financial or ICT services) ...

Agroprocessing in Africa: the Low-hanging Fruits

Beyond its tremendous potential to create jobs, reduce poverty, and nourish the continent, agriculture can be the foundation for Africa’s economic transformation. Policymakers can make this happen by taking steps to strengthen the links between agriculture and ...

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Delivering Public-Private Partnership Benefits to Mining Communities in Ghana

This working paper seeks to discuss key issues relating to the structuring of public-private partnerships to benefit communities in mining areas in Ghana, the role of the government (local, regional, national) and investors in financing and managing PPPs at the ...

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ACET and Ghana’s National Development Planning Commission Convene Transformation Forum

The need for the economic transformation of Ghana has become more urgent than ever. This was the principal message that emerged from a two-day brainstorming conference organized by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Ghana’s National Development ...