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Assessment of the profitability and environmental sustainability of cocoa farming models in Ghana.

This report assesses the profitability of the different cocoa production models in Ghana, including the drivers of profitability and environmental sustainability. With the benefit of a comprehensive survey, the report highlights the dynamics involved in implementing three common cocoa farming models in Ghana—full sun, shaded and high tech—the comparative profitability indices of these models, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Impact of the 1.5 percent tax on electronic transactions (E-levy) on Ghanaians and coping strategies

Ghana has recently deepened its commitment to promoting digital financial services by developing and taking steps to implement various policies. Some current policies or national plans on digital financial services include the National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy (2017-2023), the Digital Financial Ser vices Policy, the Cash-Lite Roadmap, and the National Payment Systems Strategic Plan […]

Public Procurement Reforms: An Analysis of the Drivers of Procurement Irregularities in Ghana-Full Report

Background Public procurement is a strategic component of resource allocation that, when done correctly, leads to efficient, transparent, and competitive delivery of public services. It has the potential to transform public finances into development outcomes. It is an essential part of governance that requires skillful execution by political leaders in fulfilling their promises and accomplishing […]

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 […]

[EVENT REPORT] Addressing Challenges to Property Registration in Ghana

Executive Summary Over the years land policies implemented to facilitate land administration have not delivered a robust property registration system. These have resulted in title insecurity, high cost of registration, encroachment, land disputes, multiple registrations of residential lands, and general land market indiscipline. These inefficiencies have stifled business development and land-related investments. The Land Administration […]