ACET media posts

27th June 2017

Light Manufacturing in Africa

June 27, 2017 On 5th June 2017, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Government of Ethiopia, convened the first meeting on Light Manufacturing in […]
21st June 2017

Fresh Ideas, Scaled-Up Ambitions For Investment In Ghana And Beyond

June 20, 2017 By Axel van Trotsenburg Two years ago, world leaders convened in Addis Ababa for a remarkable first—the global community met to agree on ways to finance the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), […]
19th June 2017

Ethiopia: Structural Change for Regional Economic Integration

June 15, 2017 By Abiy Hailu Regional economic integration is a key factor to create larger regional market for trade and investment and make use of the advantage of efficiency, productivity gain and competitiveness. In […]
14th June 2017

Education for catching up

June 10, 2017 By Susanne Sawadogo In about 60 years of independence, African countries have not managed to catch up with the world market. Official development assistance (ODA) as such cannot rise to all relevant […]
6th June 2017

Public and private sector leaders explore ops to unlock investment in Africa

By Percis Ofori Closer collaboration between the public and private sector to release untapped private finance for investment in Africa topped the agenda of the 2017 Development Finance Forum (DFF), held on May 31-1 June, […]
5th June 2017

Energy Crisis: Africa won’t grow without efficient power- Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Executive Chairman of the Dangote Group, has challenged African governments to pay critical attention to power supply if the continent is serious about growing. According to him, one of the biggest impediments to […]
5th June 2017

Fact that Ghana and Ivory Coast are still cocoa price takers is criminal – Minister

June 2, 2017 By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi, The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta says the fact that Ghana and Ivory Coast are the largest  producers of cocoa in the world but still remain price takers […]
5th June 2017

Ghana’s ports will soon be paperless – Prez

June 3, 2017 Effective September 1, this year, clearance of goods from Ghana’s ports will be 100% paperless, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. According to him, all internal custom barriers in the country […]
5th June 2017

Public and Private Sector Leaders Explore New Paths to Spur Investment in Africa

June 1, 2017 Accra, Ghana, May 31, 2017—The World Bank Group and the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) today launched a two-day forum, bringing together public and private sector leaders from around the world […]