ACET in the News

ACET in the news

22nd February 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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, […]
21st February 2017
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Africa’s young farmers take charge of land – and the agenda

16 February 2017, 8:36pm Siobhan Cassidy One of Ghana’s most accomplished statesmen almost pulled off a coup on “Young Africa” at the Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works summit in Kigali on Thursday … but not […]
21st February 2017
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Sustainability of land use threatened by reckless mining practices

February 15, 2017 By Ibrahim Tarawallie A study conducted by Ghanaian based African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) in partnership with the Ford Foundation, has revealed that the sustainability of land use was being threatened […]
15th February 2017
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Linkages, investment and diversification in African mining: Ghana under the spotlight

Mining Indaba delegates were offered a sneak preview of some ground-breaking work in Ghana, designed to unpack new approaches to linkages, investment and diversification in the country’s minerals sector during the Linkages Panel Session on […]
14th February 2017
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Making agriculture attractive key to economic transformation of Ghana and Africa

An economic expert, Yaw Ansu, underscored the need here on Monday to make agriculture sector attractive to the youth, which will drive the economic transformation of Ghana, and the African continent as a whole. He […]
31st January 2017
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Famous Kwesi Atitsogbe Wins Top 2016 IFEJ-Flamingo Award

Famous Kwesi Atitsogbe, a journalist, formerly with the Multimedia Group was on Friday, 27 January adjudged the Best Financial and Economic Journalist at the third IFEJ Flamingo Awards. Mr Atitsogbe, whose award was received on […]