ACET in the News

ACET in the news

25th July 2017

Farmers are the secret ingredient for Ghana’s most innovative startups

July 24, 2017 In 2012, Kwami Williams was studying at MIT to become a rocket scientist when he took a trip to his home country of Ghana with some of his classmates. There, he was […]
14th July 2017

ECOSOC: High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

July 11, 2017 Beginning its review of progress made in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the High-Level Political Forum today took an in‑depth look at country-level efforts to achieve the first two Goals […]
21st June 2017

Fresh Ideas, Scaled-Up Ambitions For Investment In Ghana And Beyond

June 20, 2017 By Axel van Trotsenburg Two years ago, world leaders convened in Addis Ababa for a remarkable first—the global community met to agree on ways to finance the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), […]
19th June 2017

Ethiopia: Structural Change for Regional Economic Integration

June 15, 2017 By Abiy Hailu Regional economic integration is a key factor to create larger regional market for trade and investment and make use of the advantage of efficiency, productivity gain and competitiveness. In […]
14th June 2017

Education for catching up

June 10, 2017 By Susanne Sawadogo In about 60 years of independence, African countries have not managed to catch up with the world market. Official development assistance (ODA) as such cannot rise to all relevant […]
5th June 2017

Energy Crisis: Africa won’t grow without efficient power- Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, Executive Chairman of the Dangote Group, has challenged African governments to pay critical attention to power supply if the continent is serious about growing. According to him, one of the biggest impediments to […]
5th June 2017

Fact that Ghana and Ivory Coast are still cocoa price takers is criminal – Minister

June 2, 2017 By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi, The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta says the fact that Ghana and Ivory Coast are the largest  producers of cocoa in the world but still remain price takers […]
5th June 2017

Ghana’s ports will soon be paperless – Prez

June 3, 2017 Effective September 1, this year, clearance of goods from Ghana’s ports will be 100% paperless, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. According to him, all internal custom barriers in the country […]
5th June 2017

Public and Private Sector Leaders Explore New Paths to Spur Investment in Africa

June 1, 2017 Accra, Ghana, May 31, 2017—The World Bank Group and the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) today launched a two-day forum, bringing together public and private sector leaders from around the world […]