ACET in the News

20th June 2016

Uganda poor at negotiating foreign debts

Reposted from All Africa – A researcher at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has said that Ugandan technocrats still have a challenge in negotiating for external debt. Dr Ezra Munyambonera, a senior research fellow […]
1st June 2016

Launch of special panel on accelerating the implementation of the bank’s ten year strategy

Reposted from All Africa – On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during […]
24th May 2016

UNDP signs MoU with Peking University Centre for new structural economics

New York – The Peking University Centre for New Structural Economics (CNSE) and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in promoting economic structural transformation in Africa and beyond, […]
30th April 2016

Economic transformation in Africa: where to begin?

Since the mid-1990’s, many Sub-Saharan African countries have seen economic growth driven by institutional reforms, healthier business climates, advancements in democratic governance, and improvements in macro-economic environments. This growth has delivered clear benefits: a rising […]
12th April 2016

Africa’s great opportunity for reform

Reposted from The Guardian – Fixing Africa’s failing education systems should be seen as a top economic policy priority The challenge for policy-makers is to set a course for recovery that supports more inclusive growth, […]
1st April 2016

Unemployment in Africa: no jobs for 50% of graduates

Almost half of the 10 million graduates churned out of the over 668 universities in Africa yearly do not get job, Kelvin Balogun – President of Coca-Cola, Central, East and West Africa – has said. […]
31st March 2016

African Transformation Forum underway in Rwanda

The African Transformation Forum (ATF) that seeks to build a coalition for transformation in Africa — addressing key economic development themes — is ongoing in Rwanda’s capital of Kigali. The two-day forum is jointly organised […]
29th March 2016

Commodity price fall must speed up Africa’s economic transformation – Dr. Amoako

The President of the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) Dr. K. Y. Amoako has said that recent events in the international economy have made it more urgent than ever before for Africa to transform […]
5th November 2015

On Ghana’s economy

Today, our Director of Research, Joe Amoako-Tuffour, made a presentation at the Norway-Ghana Business Forum. He gave an overview of the macroeconomic situation and pointed out opportunities for investment.