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The latest developments from the African Center for Economic Transformation

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
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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
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Highlights from the inaugural ATF 2016

By His Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda
30th March 2016
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Kigali forum urges African economies to develop own models

By Chris Matthews Government ministers, economic experts, UN and World Bank officials have met to stress the need for greater African-led economic growth on the continent at a forum in Rwanda last week. Speaking at […]
18th March 2016
Matthew Rees, Richard Sezibera and Richard Newfarmer and Eveline Herfkens (from left to right) at the ATF 2016 breakout session on "Facilitating Trade and Regional Integration"

Kigali forum discusses keys to unlocking Africa’s economic potential

ATF 2016 closes by launching innovative Coalition for African Transformation ACCRA, Ghana, 18 March 2016, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Transformation Forum (ATF), held from 14-15th March in Kigali, Rwanda, concluded with the official launch […]
16th March 2016
HE President Paul Kagame with Hon. Minister Claver Gatete and ACET President K.Y. Amoako at the ATF

Energise public to achieve transformation, Kagame urges ATF delegates

Rwanda’s leader says self-reliance and public enthusiasm are behind country’s success. Kigali, 15 March 2016 – Economic transformation happens through a positive change in the mind-set of the people, said Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame when he […]
15th March 2016
President Kagame

Highlights from President Kagame’s address at the ATF

“We are happy to be associated with [the Africa Transformation Forum] going forward.” “Everything starts with a clear and even very simple vision for the future that everyone understands and agrees on. “We all want […]
8th March 2016

Obama’s Africa legacy

“During the summer of 2009, Barack Obama visited Accra, Ghana, during his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa as president of the United States. At the time, I served alongside a small group of veteran Ghanaian […]