November 10, 2017 By Hardi Yakubu For a very long time, Africa’s minerals have been mined, not by Africans but by others. We are told of how much the mining industry has contributed and is...
November 9, 2017 The government says it is collaborating with the country’s mining sector and other domestic business to set up a national programme to support the development of world class and competitive supply chains....
November 8, 2017 In its latest move, Turkish denim manufacturer Taypa Teksil, supplier to brands including Levi’s and Calvin Klein, is investing $800 million in what it says will be the largest textile facility in...
November 9, 2017 According to statistics, about 48 percent of youth in the country are unemployed.The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has indicated that the greatest challenge facing Ghana, is rising youth unemployment. Chief...
November 4, 2017 Ghana seeks to create a framework for holistic development of mining to derive greater economic value from its mining sector, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has said. Speaking...
November 6, 2017 The coordinator of the African Minerals Development Centre(AMDC), Dr. Kojo Busia has disclosed that Africa loses in excess of $80 billion annually through illicit financial flows (IFF) and tax haven from the...
November 6, 2017 An innovative national suppliers development programme (NSDP) that will secure a greater share of the annual mining procurement market, exceeding $1 billion, for Ghanaian firms has been launched in Accra. The launch...
November 2, 20217 Accra — Strengthening the mining sector’s contribution to local and national development is the theme of a 1-2 November 2017 meeting in Accra. With annual mining procurement exceeding $1 billion, the meeting...
Despite the significant contribution of the mining sector to the economy of Ghana, the country is far from tapping into its full potential. The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC), the African Center for Economic Transformation...
Addis Ababa, 25 October 2017 (ECA) – Despite the significant contribution of the mining sector to the economy of Ghana, the country is far from tapping its full potential in creating strong and sustainable linkages, both...
October 12, 2017 By Yaw Ansu At first glance it might seem surprising that the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has zeroed in on agriculture as the focus for our 2017 flagship report, launched...
October 12, 2017 Food is big business all around the world. The very obvious reason being that in order to live, people have to eat. The things people eat ‒ meat, eggs, grains, fruits and...
October 12, 2017 By K.Y. Amoako Farmers and economists both know that to make things grow you need the right resources and the right conditions. With a uniquely diverse climate and more than half the...
October 10, 2017 By Dede Amanor-Wilks Over half of Africa’s farmers are women. They could be our next generation of entrepreneurs, driving the agricultural revolution our continent needs to feed its growing population and boost...
October 11, 2017 After 10 years of near-constant improvement, hunger in the world has increased sharply with 815 million people affected in 2016, 38 million more than in 2015. According to the FAO (UN Food...