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By Fatima Denton There are some hopeful signs that Africa is addressing the issue of climate action with greater commitment in support of the Paris Agreement. However, Africa has been relatively absent in the discussion...
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By Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere Any private sector investments in Africa’s food sector must take account of Africa’s smallholder farmers if the investments are to survive, particularly with climate change. Agriculture represents 15 percent of the continent’s...
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By Linus Mofor Africa suffers from poor quality and expensive infrastructure services compared to other parts of the world. It is estimated that this constrains productivity by up to 40 percent and reduces the continent’s...
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By Chris Gordon A long-standing mystery of modern times is why the great Mayan cities in Central America disappeared after having survived for over a millennium. At the time of their collapse, there was massive...
ACET in the News 18 Mar 19 0
By John Asafu-Adjaye African economies have grown rapidly over the past two decades. Growth between 2009 and 2017 averaged 3.8 percent per year, compared to the world average of 2.5 percent. Africa’s growth has been driven...
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By Nerteley Nettey Director, Communications & External Relations at the African Centre for Economic Transformation, Dede Amanor-Wilks, Ph.D, has noted that a starting point for making the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) work is to...
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By United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA): There is no alternative to the equation of ‘developing an African industrial fabric, capable of boosting our production and processing capacity, and reducing our dependence on other...
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By Agrihouse Ghana Africa has over the years been exploring ways to make agriculture attractive to its teeming youth. The continent’s farming populations are ageing and the young educated people expected to take over the occupation...
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By Patience Gbeze/ Stephen O. Appiah, GNA Accra, Feb. 1, GNA – There is the need for governments to balance between mobilizing financial resources for economic development and controlling indebtedness to sustain growth. According to...
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By Anne Kidmose Teresa Samwel grew up with the superstition that women in gold mines bring bad luck. It was a man’s world. Now, she steps into her own small gold mine in a rural community...
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By: Ken Silverstein The simple irony is that the continent of Africa generates less CO2 than most anywhere else in the world but yet, it stands the most to lose from global warming. The bright news...
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Par Nassiou Sow Dans le cadre de son initiative pour favoriser l’inclusion financière des femmes et des jeunes, le Centre Africain pour la Transformation Economique « ACET » a organisé le mercredi 23 janvier 2019 dans un hôtel...
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By Panoramical editorial board The 2018  Global Think Tank Summit  is at a truly historic moment. The economic, political and security order of the post-war era is now shaken and redefined by national and regional shockwaves that affect domestic...
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The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), with funding from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will hold a validation workshop on financial inclusion on Tuesday, 6 November in Lusaka, Zambia. Through the workshop, key...
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to ramp up efforts to help build a prosperous Africa equal opportunity for all. He noted, it...
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By Rex Nader President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed concern about the complex processes needed to access funds from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OEDC). He observed that this forces African countries to look...