October 12, 2017 Food is big business all around the world. The very obvious reason being that in order to live, people have to eat. The things people eat ‒ meat, eggs, grains, fruits and...
October 12, 2017 By K.Y. Amoako Farmers and economists both know that to make things grow you need the right resources and the right conditions. With a uniquely diverse climate and more than half the...
October 10, 2017 By Dede Amanor-Wilks Over half of Africa’s farmers are women. They could be our next generation of entrepreneurs, driving the agricultural revolution our continent needs to feed its growing population and boost...
October 11, 2017 After 10 years of near-constant improvement, hunger in the world has increased sharply with 815 million people affected in 2016, 38 million more than in 2015. According to the FAO (UN Food...
October 11, 2017 Agriculture can power the economic transformation of African countries, according to a new report from the Ghana-based African Center Economic Transformation (ACET), founded by former Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for...
October 10, 2017 African farming must modernise and replace its ageing workforce if the continent is going to be able to feed its rising population, a report by leading economists has warned. A transformation from...
October 10, 2017 The Minister of Finance, Hon Ken Ofori-Atta is leading a government delegation to the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings to be held in Washington DC, from October 9 – 15, 2017. The delegation...
October 10, 2017 According to a new report from Ghana-based African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), backed by Kofi Annan and African finance ministers, agriculture can power the economic transformation of African economies. Africa has...
October 10, 2017 The second African Transformation Report provides a data-rich assessment of the state of agriculture in Africa, its impact on macro-economic outcomes and its recent performance. It focuses on land tenure systems and...
October 11, 2017 Africa is a farm lover’s dream: abundant uncultivated arable land, roughly over half the global total; tropical climates that permit long growing seasons; a young labor force; and an expanding population that...
October 4,2017 Speech Delivered By Dr. Bawumia’s at UCC Advancement Lectures 1. It is an honour and a privilege to be here with you this afternoon. I would like to thank the University of Cape...
October 4, 2017 African countries have a burning imperative to transform their economies, and it is now trite knowledge that economic transformation goes beyond just economic growth. Although, African countries have been growing over the...
September 21, 2017 By Francis Abebrese As the debate concerning Africa’s economic transformation progresses, there is increasing agreement that industrial sector development, guided by credible industrial policy[i], is crucial for the structural transformation of many...
September 28, 2017 By Francis Abebrese Over the last decade, Africa’s agricultural production has improved notably. Between 2000 and 2014, the production of major crops like cereals increased by 69%, while production of roots and...
September 8, 2017 Strong leadership, macro-economic stability, adequate infrastructure, entrepreneurial skills, tax reforms and African ownership of the Compact with Africa process were issues high on the agenda of Finance Ministers attending the first G-20...
September 8, 2017 Strong leadership, macro-economic stability, adequate infrastructure, entrepreneurial skills, tax reforms and African ownership of the Compact with Africa process were issues high on the agenda of Finance Ministers attending the first G-20...