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Africa is on the verge of a digital transformation that could reshape its economy and society. The African Digital Single Market (DSM) is an ambitious initiative under the AU Digital […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of digital infrastructure for Africa’s economic and social development. Digital infrastructure, such as broadband networks, data centers, cloud services, and digital platforms, enable […]
Creating decent jobs for young people is one of the biggest challenges that most African countries have to overcome, despite their young populations and rising levels of education. A potential […]
On 26th April 2023, we hosted the YES-PACT regional showcase, a virtual event that celebrated the achievements of our members in influencing policy on youth employment and skills. The showcase also marked the successful completion of the YES PACT project’s...
As African governments explore new frontiers in fiscal and monetary policymaking, artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to play an increasingly important role. AI has already become a ubiquitous presence in daily lives, with applications in commerce, education, health, public service...
Coming out of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings, a group of African Finance Ministers and partners is urging global institutions to do more to deliver for African countries.
This report was designed to assess the viability of using artificial intelligence (AI) to inform inclusive and sustainable economic, financial and industrial policies in Africa and to help identify where traditional and non-traditional data exists and where there are gaps.
On March 31, thousands of Ghanaians attended the Twitter Spaces discussion Building a Secure Future for the Ghanaian Youth.
The 4th virtual meeting of the “Amplifying Africa’s Voice Initiative”, a group of African policy institutes co-convened by the ACET and the Finance for Development Lab (FDL), reflected on the current debt situation in African countries.
This lack of resilience is a fundamental weakness that has harmed the historical development trajectory of many African countries; it is threatening the continent’s economic future and the well-being of its people. African countries are ill-prepared to face the current...
19 African economic policy institutes join forces to amplify Africa’s voice on global financial architecture.
The third meeting of African think-tanks under the Amplifying Africa Voices Initiative, held on January 31 and co-convened by the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Finance for Development Lab (FDL), specifically focused on MDB reforms.
The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere as its Director of Research.
ACET is hosting an invited session at the African Economic Research Consortium Annual Conference (AERC) Annual Conference in Nairobi scheduled for June 1-3, 2023. The theme is: The Resilience, Growth, and Transformation Nexus in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities in Building...
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“Africa-Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation”: An Extraordinary Learning Tool for African and European Leaders
The recently published book “Africa-Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation”, edited by ACET collaborators Chux Daniels, Benedikt Erforth, and Chloe Teevan, provides a unique set of expert insights and thoughtful perspectives that are immensely useful for African and global policymakers in...
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