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 dialogues on Mining Governance, supported by the Australian Government in partnership with the African Centre for ...

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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 ...

How to support youth entrepreneurship in Africa

In this blog for GE's Ideas Lab, ACET's Buddy Buruku proposes the framework for a coordinated, multi-faceted strategy for endowing youth with the relevant skills, training, and confidence to contribute to the economy." Read the full ...

African cities risk becoming big villages – experts at ACET/World Bank conference caution, offer options

What is the vision for Accra? Luanda? Dakar? Addis Ababa? How are they absorbing the influx of migrants? How are they managing sanitation? How are they dealing with floods? Urbanization experts gathered in Accra to discuss the trends, promises, and challenges of ...

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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 ...