August 8, 2012This video shows an interview with Professor Douglas Gollin of St Anthony's College, University of Oxford, about agricultural transformation in Africa. He was speaking from the Head Office of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), in Accra, Ghana, as part of the Visiting Scholars Programme. Professor Douglas Gollin asks two key questions in this podcast: First, how important is agriculture for economic development; more specifically, is agricultural development necessar....
July 20, 2012Watch Chief Economist of ACET Dr. Yaw Ansu speak on the theme Financing Economic Transformation in Africa. This video:
- explores the figures behind the aspirations of African countries to reach middle income status in the decades ahead
- challenges prevailing assumptions about debt sustainability in developing countries
- advises policy makers on how to manage their resources more efficiently
- encourages African governments to proactively seek competitive funding options from traditi....
March 24, 2012A new way to think about the future Can games change the way we think about the future? Can they catalyze change in the lives of poor and vulnerable people everywhere, building resilience and equity? On April 3-5, ACET is partnering with Institute for the Future and the Rockefeller Foundation to launch the first global foresight game to imagine an innovative 21st Century perspective to achieving social change. We will all win when you share your wisdom and innovativeness to envision th....