ACET in the News 5 Oct 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 4 Oct 17 0
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...
ACET in the News, Blog 2 Oct 17 0
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...
ACET in the News, Blog 2 Oct 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 22 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 22 Sep 17 0
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...
ACET in the News 22 Sep 17 0
September 11, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries took place last week in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 Presidency must be applauded...
ACET in the News 22 Sep 17 0
September 21, 2017 Will there ever be the ‘African Tigers’? A question begging answers. A look at the manufacturing sector’s total contribution to African economies is telling. Since 1980, the sector has grown more slowly...
ACET in the News 18 Sep 17 0
September 15, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries recently took place in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 presidency must be applauded for...
ACET in the News 12 Sep 17 0
September 11, 2017 The first meeting in Africa of Finance Ministers and representatives from the G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries took place last week in Accra, Ghana. While Germany’s G-20 Presidency must be applauded...
ACET in the News 11 Sep 17 2
If the U.S. and China have their way, Africa could soon begin to reach its potential as the next great frontier for apparel and textile sourcing. While there are determined efforts by the U.S. government...
ACET in the News 11 Sep 17 0
September 8, 2017 According to the African Transformation Report, a flagship publication by African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), launched in October 2014, on the measures of economic transformation, “Africa has been lagging behind East...
ACET in the News 11 Sep 17 0
September 8, 2017 Countries under the G20 Compact With Africa (CWA) initiative agreed here on Wednesday to use a reformed public sector as an incentive for attracting both domestic and Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs). In...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
September 7, 2017 The Compact with Africa (CWA) countries convened on September 6, 2017 in Accra, Ghana to express commitment and support to the Compact agenda; to provide a stocktaking of progress to date; and...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
September 7, 2017 The Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has asked African countries to focus on building their local economies beyond aid. He said what was required were deliberate policies that would enhance the production capacity...
ACET in the News 8 Sep 17 0
September 7, 2017 Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African heads of state to begin to look beyond aid for the economic transformation of the continent. Dr Bawumia made the call yesterday in Accra...