ACET in the News

ACET in the news

26th April 2017

Gov’ts must take advantage of new global finance players

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.
26th April 2017

Sovereign wealth funds as backup budgetary resource in Africa

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 […]
22nd April 2017

Step up efforts to mobilise revenues locally – ACET

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 […]
29th March 2017

African Development Week: Country profiles to inform high level decision-making

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, […]
10th March 2017
K.Y. Amoako President of ACET

Exploring Africa’s economic transformation

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.
7th March 2017

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

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

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

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 […]