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 […]
During this year’s United Nations (UNFCCC) 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) in Egypt, Ghana’s President, Akufo-Addo, has been teaming up with colleague African presidents to push rich countries who pollute the most to release the $100 billion in climate finance promised to poor countries to help them green their economies and adapt better […]
Executive Summary A robust land administration system provides opportunities to unlock the productive capacity of land. In countries where secured land title is guaranteed, land serves as collateral for small and medium businesses to access finance, sell property and support broader community development goals. Over the years, Ghana has implemented several strategies, legal frameworks and […]
Agyapa Matters Arising Series ____________ Franklin’s 10 Simple Comments & Questions About Agyapa If you think that the CSO front is going to leave this Agyapa business to just a few people and IMANI, then brace yourself. This week, a whole lot of new voices are going to be heard, serious voices. Tons of expertise […]
[PRESENTATION FILE] Opportunities and Challenges of Public Financial Management (PFM) Systems to Respond to Covid-19 in Africa.
Several African economies are forecasted to see a sharp economic slowdown as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Productivity and output have fallen as targeted lockdowns in several countries disrupt agricultural sector supply chains, as well as constraining key services and industrial activities. The IMF in its June 2020 update, estimates that 2020 economic […]
Ghana’s trade in Ecowas; Re-aligning a History of Incoherent Trade Policies to Post Covid- Scenarios.
By Selorm Branttie. Pre-independence trade dynamics Save for three different years, Ghana’s economy has grown by at least four percent annually since 2000, pulling along with it a very vibrant informal sector (World Bank, 2020). This reflects in the retail trade landscape where about ninety-six percent of all retail activity has been in the informal […]
If someone had assembled the world’s smartest people and given them the task to design the surest way to discredit the outcome of an impending election and stain the reputation of one of Africa’s most respected democracies, they wouldn’t have come up with anything more effective than what Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) is now doing. […]