ACET in the News 29 Mar 17 0
by Jill De Villiers The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched the second generation of its country profiles at African Development Week. This year 21 reports were produced, on top of last year’s 20 reports,...
ACET in the News 10 Mar 17 0
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.
ACET in the News 7 Mar 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 1 Mar 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 22 Feb 17 1
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...
ACET in the News 21 Feb 17 1
…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...
ACET in the News 21 Feb 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 21 Feb 17 0
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,...
ACET in the News 21 Feb 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 21 Feb 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 15 Feb 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 14 Feb 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 31 Jan 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 25 Jan 17 0
…Doubles Ugandan Off-Grid Customer Base January 24th, 2017 By Joshua S Hill Fenix International’s pay-to-own ReadyPay Power solar energy system has reached 100,000 customers in Uganda, doubling its customer base in 12 months. California-based Fenix...
ACET in the News 19 Dec 16 0
As far back as the 1960s, architects of African integration agreed that building infrastructure was vital to lubricate the wheels of intra-African trade and distribute its benefits regionally. The continent’s leaders embarked on ambitious projects...
ACET in the News 16 Dec 16 0
China’s leading university Wednesday set up a consortium to promote research and practice on economic structural change to achieve better global development. The Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation (GReCEST) is initiated by the...