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7th September 2017

G20 Compact with Africa Finance Ministers call for African ownership of CWA

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 Compact with Africa […]
27th June 2017

Light manufacturing in Africa

June 27, 2017 On 5th June 2017, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Government of Ethiopia, convened the first meeting on Light Manufacturing in […]
6th June 2017

Public and private sector leaders explore ops to unlock investment in Africa

By Percis Ofori Closer collaboration between the public and private sector to release untapped private finance for investment in Africa topped the agenda of the 2017 Development Finance Forum (DFF), held on May 31-1 June, […]
22nd May 2017

Corporate leaders spur action on job creation and inclusive growth

By Percis Ofori Durban, South Africa, May 5-6, 2017. Representatives of the private sector, development partners, African governments, philanthropic organizations and think-tanks met in South Africa earlier this month to discuss the role of the […]
12th May 2017

African policy experts seek common ground with G20

By Dede Amanor-Wilks Berlin, 12 May 2017.  African policy makers, leading practitioners and development thinkers met in Berlin yesterday with development partners to formulate common positions on African economic transformation to present to Group of […]
22nd April 2017

Experts propose measures on domestic resource mobilization in Africa

By Percis Ofori Strong political will, technology, urban financing, and regional integration are key factors that could boost resource mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to development finance experts meeting in Accra. They discussed the emergence […]
24th February 2017

Assessing governance and investment in Ghana’s mining sector

By Maame Esi Eshun, ACET Performance across Ghana’s mineral value chain is strong and policies and laws governing the sector are satisfactory, but improvement is still needed in the negotiation of mining contracts, while environmental […]
24th February 2017

ACET partners financial journalists

By Amanda Aniston The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) last week held its first workshop to introduce journalists to concepts of economic transformation. The sensitisation workshop was held jointly with the Institute of Financial […]
10th February 2017

The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)…

… on Small Holder Agriculture in West Africa: A Case Study of Ghana Artisanal and small-scale Mining (ASM) is expanding and has become a booming economic activity in rural communities whiles agriculture tussles to maintain […]