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13th February 2015

ACET and Ghana’s National Development Planning Commission convene transformation forum

The need for the economic transformation of Ghana has become more urgent than ever. This was the principal message that emerged from a two-day brainstorming conference organized by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) […]
26th January 2015

ACET president meets Chinese Ambassador to talk China-Africa cooperation

On January 22, ACET President K.Y. Amoako met the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Ms. Sun Baohong. The meeting was held in order to discuss cooperation efforts between Africa and China and, more specifically, China […]
13th January 2015

Financing the future: fresh perspectives on global development

In partnership with ODI, UNDP, CEPEI, CABRI, ESRF, DFI and the Brookings Institution, ACET is hosting a conference on “Financing the Future: Fresh Perspectives on Global Development” on March 17 and 18, 2015, in Accra, […]
4th December 2014

Accelerating regional integration by opening borders

In ACET’s African Transformation Report, we show that regional integration can be a very strong catalyst for economic transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa. One sure way to harness the potential gains of regional integration is for […]
11th June 2014

DEGRP Hosts K.Y. Amoako and Yaw Ansu

Earlier this month, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) hosted ACET President K.Y. Amoako and ACET Chief Economist Yaw Ansu, who together presented the 2014 African Transformation Report. Below, you can […]
6th February 2012

Building Partnerships for Change: Learning From Korea

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Korea speaks at ACET. January 25, 2012, Accra: Former Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, Prof. Okyu Kwon, has said that public private partnerships will thrive better on the […]
10th August 2011

High-Level Policy Forum on Regional Infrastructure Constraints to Africa’s Growth

At the 2011 Annual Meetings of the African Development bank (AfDB) on June 7th, 2011, the African center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Growth Dialogue held a high-level policy forum that brought together about […]