ACET in the News

ACET in the news

21st July 2016

Peacebuilding in Africa: what comes after?

By Maame Esi Eshun Reposted from Africa Up Close – Peace and reconstruction programs must go far beyond just ending conflict and focus on reincorporating all members of society. Photo by AU-UN IST PHOTO / […]
20th July 2016

ACET engages stakeholders to tackle youth unemployment

Reposted from B&FT Online – Key representatives of Government, political parties, private sector, students’ bodies, development partners, civil society organizations, academia, and the media gathered in Accra to discuss youth employment challenges and proffered solutions. The […]
19th July 2016

Looking beyond AGOA

By George Boateng Reposted from Africa Up Close – The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a non-reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, was reauthorized in 2015 for […]
18th July 2016

‘Don’t use youth unemployment for propaganda’

Reposted from Peace FM Online – Chief Economist at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. Yaw Ansu has urged politicians not to use issues related to youth unemployment for propaganda ahead of the November […]
13th July 2016

YEA not solution to unemployment – Economist

Reposted from Citi FM Online – A senior research fellow at the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. William Baah Boateng, has said the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) is not a sustainable avenue of job […]
23rd June 2016
George Boateng Wilson Interview

Regional integration in Africa

ACET's George Boating discusses Regional Integration with John Milewski at the Wilson Center
20th June 2016

Uganda poor at negotiating foreign debts

Reposted from All Africa – A researcher at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has said that Ugandan technocrats still have a challenge in negotiating for external debt. Dr Ezra Munyambonera, a senior research fellow […]
1st June 2016

Launch of special panel on accelerating the implementation of the bank’s ten year strategy

Reposted from All Africa – On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during […]
24th May 2016

UNDP signs MoU with Peking University Centre for new structural economics

New York – The Peking University Centre for New Structural Economics (CNSE) and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in promoting economic structural transformation in Africa and beyond, […]