Ghana Transformation Forum

With the need for long-term planning and restructuring of the Ghanaian economy now clearer than ever, the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Ghana’s National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) present the Ghana Transformation Forum.

What

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and Ghana’s National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) present the Ghana Transformation Forum.The need for long-term planning and restructuring of the Ghanaian economy is now clearer than ever. The NDPC has recently issued its Agenda for Transformation, a program of economic and social policies. In 2014, ACET published the first African Transformation Report. The Ghana forum will be the first of several that ACET will convene around the continent this year.  The forum will focus on themes that the NDPC and ACET have identified as critical to the country’s medium- to long-term transformation: energy, export promotion, labor-intensive light manufacturing, local content, skills development, andtourism. The discussions will culminate in a ministerial roundtable.


Where

La Palm Royal Hotel, Accra.


When

Tuesday, February 10, and Wednesday, February 11, 2015.


Who

By invitation only, approximately 120 leaders from Ghanaian business, civil society, and government; international development community; diplomatic corps; and senior government officials from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, and Rwanda. Keynote speaker is Ms. Helen Hai, CEO of the Made in Africa Initiative and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).


Program

Download the program by clicking here.


Background Papers

Thinking Big and Reforming Ghana's Energy Sector

Export Promotion in Ghana

Diagnostic Study of Light Manufacturing in Ghana

Local Content and Value Addition in Ghana's Mineral, Oil and Gas Sectors

Skills Development for Economic Transformation in Ghana

Diagnostic Study of Tourism in Ghana

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