December 8, 20217 “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...
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...
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...
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...