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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
…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...
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...
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...
African development Bank (AfDB) approved a $10 million equity funding to boost Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-driven production and growth in six sub-Saharan Africa countries. The Technology and Innovation in Developing Economies (TIDE) Fund 1...
of human capital in Ghana’s mining sector Senior experts in local content and value addition in the mining industry met last week to discuss mining sector skills and human capital development in Ghana. The focus...
The Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) on Friday 21st October, 2016, concluded a four (4) day training session on Labour Market Information System at the Hill Valley Hotel in Freetown.
In most developing countries, there are observed changes in EDF by source, nature, and mechanisms. Traditional overseas development assistance is reducing and making room for new important state players such as China, India, Brazil, the Gulf Countries and South Korea. In addition, philanthropies and private organizations are emerging as major players for EDF in their own right. For developing countries like Uganda, this emerging landscape brings new opportunities as well as challenges and risks in meeting their development priorities.
Against a backdrop of war and global recession, trade ministers at the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Doha, Qatar, concluded what Director-General Mike Moore termed an "extraordinarily successful" conference. They agreed to a new round of negotiations aimed at opening vast new areas of the global economy to international competition.
Nine political parties have identified increased investment in agriculture, robust technical and vocational education and training (TVET), and prudent government policies as the best policies to deal with the rising spate of youth unemployment in the country. The parties observed that youth unemployment posed the greatest threat to national security and sustainable development for which reason it needed to be addressed.