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10th February 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]
26th September 2016
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Metro TV’s Paul Adom-Otchere visits ACET

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has started discussions with Metro TV’s Paul Adom-Otchere on broadcasting economic transformation themes to television audiences in Ghana. In a meeting at ACET’s offices last week, the ACET […]
13th September 2016
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Côte d’Ivoire to champion PACT among ECOWAS States

The Government of Côte d’Ivoire has agreed to promote the Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT) among ECOWAS states and to champion certain aspects of the Coalition’s work. The agreement was reached when the Director of […]
13th September 2016
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State attorneys validate TMP West Africa MoU

Senior state attorneys and representatives of various government ministries met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, last week to validate a legal agreement between West African countries participating in the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) programme. The […]
2nd September 2016
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ACET calls for local content and value addition compliance in Ghana’s minerals sector

Ghana stands to benefit from local procurement and value addition in the minerals sector if mining companies procure more mining materials and services locally and add value to minerals for local and international consumption. To […]
23rd August 2016
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Ghana integrates TMP into national ECOWAS strategic plan

Accra, Ghana. – The Government of Ghana has agreed to integrate the Intra-African Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) program into its National ECOWAS Strategic Plan, which is currently being finalised for cabinet approval in November. The […]