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March 19, 2015

Accra, Ghana – The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today opened an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Trade Resource Center in Accra in partnership with the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  The aim of the Center, one of 15 across West Africa, is to increase the value of exports from the region by guiding businesses to access regional and global markets for agricultural and value-added trade.  The end result, say organizers, will be increased exports.  This, in turn, will spur greater competitiveness, lead to more jobs, and be a a powerful foundation for broad-based economic growth.

March 2, 2015

On 24 February, 2015, USAID, in collaboration with key regional partners, kicked off a series of roundtable discussions on generating sustainable gains in child literacy and numeracy nationwide.  To further this goal, regional actors, including, Education Offices, Coordinating Councils, Ghana Education Service national representatives and USAID’s Ghana Mission Education team will gather for introductory Partnership for Education meetings through March 31, 2015

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February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015, the Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyeman and the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Gene A. Cretz, inaugurated a newly-furnished two-story Municipal Directorate of Education Office complex for the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipality.  

February 11, 2015

On January 27, community members gathered with village chiefs, national, and international dignitaries for a ribbon-cutting at the Nutrition Rehabilitation Center in Nkwanta South District. The center is the first of its kind for the region and for Ghana, and will play a critical role in planned prevention of malnourishment for children under the age of five.  USAID Ghana's Deputy Mission Director Andy Karas called it, “a hub of hope.”

February 9, 2015

Ghana Statistical Profile

January 22, 2015

The USAID Ghana's Mission Director, Mr. James A. Bever, and UNICEF Country Representative for Ghana, Ms. Susan Namondo Ngongi, signed an agreement on January 22, 2015 that reinforces USAID’s and UNICEF’s partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service to improve the quality of education in Ghana. Through the agreement, USAID will provide UNICEF with $14.5 million to expand its work on improving learning outcomes and fostering more inclusive basic education in Ghana.

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Last updated: April 16, 2015

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