How to Cultivate Entrepreneurship in Africa

Armed with a Wharton MBA, fluent Chinese, years of experience, and global connections, ACET's Buddy Buruku did the expected — banking, economic research, management consulting--then ended up as a chicken farmer. In this piece for GE's Ideas Lab, Buddy uses her experience to share thoughts on how to foster entrepreneurship in ...

2014 African Transformation Report

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How to Cultivate Entrepreneurship in Africa

Armed with a Wharton MBA, fluent Chinese, years of experience, and global connections, ACET's Buddy Buruku did the expected — banking, economic research, management consulting--then ended up as a chicken farmer. In this piece for GE's Ideas Lab, Buddy uses her experience ...

Transforming Africa: Will agriculture, oil and gas, services, or manufacturing deliver the dream?

Mail & Guardian Africa looks at five options for accelerating Africa’s transformation and concludes that all of them will require a bold reconceptualising of policy directions. Option 1: Manufacturing Option 2: Service-led growth Option 3: Natural ...

Australian Government and ACET Partner on Local Content in Mining (PRESS RELEASE)

Accra, 23 June 2015 - Key representatives of Government, civil society organisations, mining communities, and industry gathered in Accra today to discuss the governance around local content policies for Ghana’s mining sector. The dialogue is the third in a series of ...

ACET study inspires Farmers’ Club in Ghana

A recent study on rural economic transformation produced by ACET and sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has inspired Vodafone Ghana, one of the country’s leading network operators, to launch the Vodafone Farmers Club which aims to improve the performance ...

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Promoting Sustainable Rural Transformation – Uganda

The Uganda  report is a synthesis of ACET's study of that country's value chains for cassava, cow, millet and sorghum. Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa with a total land area of 241,551 km, 17 percent of which is lakes and wetlands. The country ...

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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 ...