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The latest developments from the African Center for Economic Transformation

2nd August 2016

Getting to grips with youth unemployment in Ghana

Lack of resources and technical know-how, unavailability of required technologies, and an increase in population without a corresponding increase in jobs are some of the major causes of unemployment identified by stakeholders in Accra recently. […]
28th July 2016

PACT Agriculture Chapter takes shape

By Percis Ofori, ACET Communications Coordinator Agriculture forms a significant portion of the economies of most African countries. It employs 65% of the labour force and contributes 32% of GDP1. Despite its significance, agriculture faces […]
28th July 2016

Freeing the movement of talent in ECOWAS

Strict visa requirements, delays in processing work permits and lack of social security are some of the obstacles impeding the free movement of skilled labour across African borders, stifling private sector competitiveness and economic development. […]
20th July 2016

JOY BUSY talks

Date: June 19, 2016 Venue: Alisa Hotel, Accra On 19 July, 2016, Multi TV in partnership with BUSY organized the Joy Busy Talks on the theme:  “Transforming Ghana: Agribusiness to the Rescue?” The dialogue discussed the business of agriculture, economic […]
15th July 2016

National policy dialogue on youth employment challenges in Ghana:

Accra, 15 July 2016 What do the Policy Makers and Politicians have to say? Key representatives of Government, political parties, private sector, students’ bodies, development partners, civil society organizations, academia, and the media gathered in […]
12th July 2016
Dr William Baah-Boateng Senior Research Fellow

Enhancing regional integration in Africa:

Toward an African Economic Community On June 24th, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU). While much of the aftermath of Brexit remains to unfold, it’s clear that the […]
7th July 2016

The PACT introduced to WEF

The Pan-African Coalition for Transformation (PACT) is a unique platform for policy design and implementation across the continent, being driven through thematic chapters that act as champions for economic transformation. The African Center for Economic […]
26th May 2016

Aid management and fiscal policy for inclusive growth workshop

Uganda Validation Workshop: Aid Management and Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth: Lessons from Country Experiences On May 31, 2016, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) will organize a validation workshop in Uganda on the Aid […]
19th May 2016

Highlights from the inaugural ATF 2016

By His Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda