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2nd August 2016

Getting to grips with youth unemployment in Ghana

Lack of resources and technical know-how, unavailability of required technologies, and an increase in population without a corresponding increase in jobs are some of the major causes of unemployment identified by stakeholders in Accra recently. […]
28th July 2016

PACT Agriculture Chapter takes shape

By Percis Ofori, ACET Communications Coordinator Agriculture forms a significant portion of the economies of most African countries. It employs 65% of the labour force and contributes 32% of GDP1. Despite its significance, agriculture faces […]
12th July 2016
Dr William Baah-Boateng Senior Research Fellow

Enhancing regional integration in Africa:

Toward an African Economic Community On June 24th, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU). While much of the aftermath of Brexit remains to unfold, it’s clear that the […]
7th July 2016

The PACT introduced to WEF

The Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT) is a unique platform for policy design and implementation across the continent, being driven through thematic chapters that act as champions for economic transformation. The African Center for Economic […]
23rd June 2016
George Boateng Wilson Interview

Regional integration in Africa

ACET's George Boating discusses Regional Integration with John Milewski at the Wilson Center
20th June 2016

Uganda poor at negotiating foreign debts

Reposted from All Africa – A researcher at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has said that Ugandan technocrats still have a challenge in negotiating for external debt. Dr Ezra Munyambonera, a senior research fellow […]
1st June 2016

Launch of special panel on accelerating the implementation of the bank’s ten year strategy

Reposted from All Africa – On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during […]
29th May 2016
K.Y. Amoako President of ACET

2016 African Transformation Forum: welcome and opening remarks

By Dr. K.Y. Amoako, President, African Center for Economic Transformation
26th May 2016

Aid management and fiscal policy for inclusive growth workshop

Uganda Validation Workshop: Aid Management and Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth: Lessons from Country Experiences On May 31, 2016, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) will organize a validation workshop in Uganda on the Aid […]