Tema LNG Import Terminal Case Study

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 […]

[REPORT] Addressing Challenges to Property Registration in Ghana

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 […]

[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 […]

IMANI Q&A: How to Discredit an Election

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. […]

Data, meet Politics: A Covid-19 Love Story from Accra – Bright Simons

On 19th April, 2020, the President of Ghana announced to Ghanaians that he was, effective from 20th April, lifting the “partial lockdown” imposed on the country since 30th March, 2020. He cited the “robustness of data” and the “constancy” of the situation as the basis for the decision, but he did not elaborate if by this he meant that the […]