ACET in the News

ACET in the news

10th March 2017
K.Y. Amoako President of ACET

Exploring Africa’s economic transformation

by CNBC Africa African countries have time and again asserted progress towards attaining economic autarky. However, many countries have failed to advance beyond growth to achieve economic transformation. Dr. K.Y Amoako, Founder and President of […]
7th March 2017
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My career journey through the YPARD Mentorship

03 Mar 2017 by Emily Ongus As young people, we normally pursue our careers with high and diverse expectations which usually arise right after we complete our studies. Unfortunately, in many cases what we perceive […]
1st March 2017
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Manufacturing is the key to lifting millions out of poverty

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 By Ben Ofosu-Appiah Creating Shared Prosperity in Ghana: Manufacturing is the Key to Lifting Millions out of Poverty Introduction From agrarian base to an industrial base to a service-led economy. This […]
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 […]