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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 […]
23rd December 2016

Long awaited West Africa talent mobility MOU signed

Abuja, 15 December, 2016. West African governments participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) pilot programme have signed a much-anticipated memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Abuja, Nigeria. The MOU for the pilot phase of […]
14th December 2016

Four ECOWAS countries sign

Talent mobility MoU Abuja – 14 December 2016 West African governments participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) Programme will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at an official ceremony on Thursday, 15 December […]
29th September 2016

Political parties propose solutions to youth unemployment ahead of election 2016

By Percis Ofori September 29 – High-level policy representatives of political parties, researchers and selected stakeholders met yesterday in Accra to discuss the readiness of political parties to address the challenge of youth employment in […]