ACET in the News 7 Feb 18 8
Africa possesses 60 percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land. However, an estimated 40 million Africans are food insecure. To combat food insecurity and enhance economic transformation, African countries have aimed to enhance agricultural production....
ACET in the News 1 Feb 18 11
This study explores whether the practices and activities of ASM can sustainably provide livelihoods complementary to those in smallholder agriculture in communities where both are widespread.
ACET in the News 8 Dec 17 22
“AFRICA must unite,” wrote Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first president, in 1963, lamenting that African countries sold raw materials to their former colonisers rather than trading among themselves. His pan-African dream never became reality. Even today,...
ACET in the News 7 Dec 17 17
December 6, 2017 The 2015 Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development emphasized that the “mobilization and effective use of domestic resources are central to our common pursuit of sustainable development.”  Enhancing domestic resource...
ACET in the News 21 Nov 17 12
November 21, 2017 The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and Grow Africa is organizing the first high-level convening, Leadership4Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum, on November 28 at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The...
ACET in the News 9 Nov 17 4
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...
ACET in the News 9 Nov 17 3
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...
ACET in the News 7 Nov 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 7 Nov 17 0
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...