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One year on since the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the potential benefits remain enormous. Africa could realize an additional $450 billion in regional income growth by 2035 and lift 30 million people out of extreme...
This report identifies how the GRAP and AfCFTA together can support resilient and sustainable recoveries for six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa. It shows clear opportunities to boost ambition and secure more resilient recoveries within...
Efforts to improve market conditions for smallholder farmers in Ghana are not working effectively and joint action across government and industry is needed to overcome systemic challenges.
“The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) recently launched its Smallholder Voice Portal at an on online dialogue.
The portal is designed to ensure inclusive policy design and implementation in the agriculture sector.”
Ethiopia’s remarkable record of economic growth and home-grown development path has inspired the whole continent of Africa.
I was recently in Anantarivo, Madagascar for the 11th Private Sector Forum organised by the African Union Commission and its partners, in which one of the central themes was the […]
Director, Communications & External Relations at the African Centre for Economic Transformation, Dede Amanor-Wilks, Ph.D, has noted that a starting point for making the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) […]
Although Nigeria has committed to the execution of the naira-yuan swap deal to salvage the naira, that has not foreclosed other alternatives from being dangled before it, even from no less a personality than the French President
As the Chinese government continues to encourage investors to venture overseas, African nations are wooing entrepreneurs to set up manufacturing bases in their countries. The World Bank estimates that China […]
Africa’s increasing integration has been much talked about over the past couple of weeks. The progress displayed on this project is one for which Africa’s political leadership deserves praise, and is one […]
In the first Who Said What statement posted here, renowned economist and Nobel laureate, Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, challenges the notion that Africa’s development can follow Asia’s growth model of manufacturing export-led growth.
The government says it is collaborating with the country’s mining sector and other domestic business to set up a national programme to support the development of world class and competitive […]
An innovative national suppliers development programme (NSDP) that will secure a greater share of the annual mining procurement market, exceeding $1 billion, for Ghanaian firms has been launched in Accra. […]
If the U.S. and China have their way, Africa could soon begin to reach its potential as the next great frontier for apparel and textile sourcing.
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