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May 17, 2017 African policy makers, leading practitioners and development thinkers have met in Berlin with development partners to formulate common positions on African economic transformation to present to Group of 20 (G20) leaders. Dubbed...
ACET in the News 17 May 17 0
May 16, 2017 By Michele Abbot and Deborah Cohen As Uganda undergoes a period of rapid urbanization (expected to increase from 13% in 2010 to 60% by 2040 [PDF]), the number of people eating meals...
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May 11, 2017 The federal government wants to use its G20 presidency to mobilize more aid for Africa.But experts warn: more development aid is not enough to create prosperity on the continent. When KY Amoako...
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May 12, 2017 By Bob Koigi Accelerating private sector action to create jobs in key sectors to promote business growth and absorb the millions of African young people entering the workforce in Africa topped the...
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April 28, 2017 Kevin Watkins First the bad news. After fifteen years in the global economic growth fast lane, sub-Saharan Africa is reeling from the effects of falling commodity prices, depressed Chinese demand, and deteriorating...
ACET in the News 3 May 17 0
A latest report by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said there is the need for governments to take advantage of the new players in global finance as traditional official development assistance (ODA) to Africa is dwindling.
ACET in the News 26 Apr 17 0
A latest report by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said there is the need for governments to take advantage of the new players in global finance as traditional official development assistance (ODA) to Africa is dwindling.
ACET in the News 26 Apr 17 0
Apr 22, 2017 Finance experts in Africa have underscored the need for African countries to establish Sovereign Wealth Funds as backup to national budgetary resources in national development efforts. African Center for Economic TransformationThey believe...
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TIMOTHY NGNENBE 16 APRIL 2017 The government has to redirect its efforts to mobilise revenues within the domestic economy in order to wean itself from dependence on foreign financing of development projects, the Director at...
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...
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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...
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…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...
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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...