ACET media posts

10th March 2017
K.Y. Amoako President of ACET

Exploring Africa’s economic transformation

by CNBC Africa African countries have time and again asserted progress towards attaining economic autarky. However, many countries have failed to advance beyond growth to achieve economic transformation. Dr. K.Y Amoako, Founder and President of […]
7th March 2017

My career journey through the YPARD Mentorship

03 Mar 2017 by Emily Ongus As young people, we normally pursue our careers with high and diverse expectations which usually arise right after we complete our studies. Unfortunately, in many cases what we perceive […]
1st March 2017

Manufacturing is the key to lifting millions out of poverty

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 By Ben Ofosu-Appiah Creating Shared Prosperity in Ghana: Manufacturing is the Key to Lifting Millions out of Poverty Introduction From agrarian base to an industrial base to a service-led economy. This […]
24th February 2017
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Assessing governance and investment in Ghana’s mining sector

By Maame Esi Eshun, ACET Performance across Ghana’s mineral value chain is strong and policies and laws governing the sector are satisfactory, but improvement is still needed in the negotiation of mining contracts, while environmental […]
24th February 2017

ACET partners financial journalists

By Amanda Aniston The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) last week held its first workshop to introduce journalists to concepts of economic transformation. The sensitisation workshop was held jointly with the Institute of Financial […]
22nd February 2017

Sierra Leone News: 300,000 farmer-miners in Salone

By Betty Milton Wednesday February 15, 2017 The Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) recently conducted an impact study of expanding artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) on small holder agriculture in West Africa: a case […]
21st February 2017

World Bank offers new financing for development MOOC…

…after 32,000 users took the first one By Sophie Edwards 20 February 2017 The World Bank is launching a new free online course to teach participants about financing for development in the context of the […]
21st February 2017

Economic Transformation in Africa should be spurred by agriculture-ACET

By Belinda Ayamgha, GNA Accra, Feb. 15 – GNA – The African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) said Africa’s agricultural sector can drive economic transformation on the continent if the challenges in the sector are […]
21st February 2017

Agriculture can Form Base for Africa’s Industrialisation – ACET

By Pomeyie Caroline – February 16, 2017 The African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has hinged Africa’s industrialisation and economic transformation on the development of its agricultural sector. Dr. Yaw Ansu, Chief Economist at ACET, […]