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ACEP-IMANI Response on Genser-GNPC Gas Deal Committee Report August 2023

In September 2022, ACEP and Imani initiated an investigation into a sole-sourced contract between Genser and GNPC, encompassing a combined gas and pipeline infrastructure agreement. Our analysis revealed that Genser stood to receive $1.5 billion in gas discounts over a sixteen-year period while utilizing effectively subsidised infrastructure to expand its enclave power projects across the […]

Can a central bank make a loss?

The Bank of Ghana made a loss of GH¢60.81 billion in 2022. It recorded a profit of GH¢1.23 billion in 2021. Some people have wondered whether the central bank was a profit-seeking business like a commercial bank. Others have wondered how the central bank, with the power to print money, can make a loss.  The power to print money […]

New Report: Financing Ghana’s Climate Action: Raising the Needed Resources to Achieve Country’s Climate Targets

This report assesses Ghana’s readiness to finance its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of the current economic challenges . Specifically, the report seeks answers to the following questions:  1. What is the size of the available domestic climate financing tools and products in Ghana? 2. What are the critical incentives to scale up private sector climate […]

Chasing Shadows in Ghana’s Murky Oil Refinery Deal

This is a long-read. The short version is as follows. Born of Big Dreams The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), located in the country’s coastal industrial base, is a product of Ghana’s post-colonial industrialisation drive that saw the first government after independence engage international investors as strategic partners in a number of vital industrial projects. The […]

Six Key Leadership of Committees of Kenya’s Parliament hold discussion with IMANI

On June 8 2023, the leadership of Six Watchdog Committees of the Kenyan National Assembly ( Parliament) engaged IMANI to understand the role non-state actors play in demand side accountability. These are the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Public Investments Committee on Governance & Education, the Public Investments Committee on Commercial Affairs & Energy, the […]

The Economic Sustainability Summit

This summit will make useful recommendations on sustainable pathways for managing the impact of the debt restructuring program on the economy and crucially, how never to grow a debt iceberg to derail the course of a nation’s sail. Please reserve your seat by emailing info@imanighana.org . Please subject of the email should be Economic Summit

Policy Brief: Women Need Secured Lands to Jump out of Poverty

Land is a critical productive asset, especially for people living in the rural part of Ghana. More than a third of Ghana’s adult population is employed in the agriculture sector where secured access to land is important. Secured land guarantees investment, and facilitates access to financing, which are essential factors for increased agricultural productivity. More […]