Every week, in the Brong Ahafo Region — one of Ghana’s major food baskets — vehicles load up with men between 18 and 40 years old. Many, mostly the younger men, hope to reach Europe, while others...
30 Mar 2015
In Prampram, a town just an hour’s drive east of Ghana’s capital Accra, many holiday houses line...
15 Jan 2013
Seeking to avoid the ill effects of Africa’s resource “curse”
6 Sep 2012
Selling tomatoes at a marketplace in Accra, Ghana: Women face many hurdles in expanding their...
15 Aug 2012
Contracts must benefit communities and promote economic linkages
15 Aug 2010
Drying cocoa in Ghana’s Ashanti Region: Will cocoa, the economy’s mainstay for the past century,...
15 Oct 2008
Regular banks cater only to a fifth of all Africans. If they can better tap into the vast pool of...
15 Apr 2008
Loading cocoa at Côte d’Ivoire’s port of Abidjan: Members of the country’s NEPAD Business Group...
15 Oct 2007
Fetching water from a river in Madagascar: Most Africans still do not have access to clean...
15 Apr 2006
Access to credit, technology vital for breaking into manufacturing