Cocoa, a cash crop referred to in this article as the golden bean because of its enormous benefits is produced in Eastern, Western, Ashanti and other parts of Ghana. Historically, it is believed that Tetteh Quarshie brought cocoa to Ghana from Fernando Po (in modern day Equatorial Guinea) in the year 1876.
Every business man would be happy to enjoy tax cut on his products to maximize profit. The New Patriotic Party in its 2016 promised to abolish a list of taxes described as “nuisance taxes” crippling the private sector and undermining ease of doing business should they win the election.
Every government is struggling to create jobs. It is the vision of the State to create jobs for its citizens.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a decision of the Assembly of Heads of African States and Governments to boost Intra-Africa Trade by integrating Africa’s markets with the free movement of persons, capital, goods and services.
To achieve the objectives of the AfCFTA, State Parties are to among other things eliminate tariffs, liberalize trade in service, cooperate on investment, intellectual property rights and competition policy, and cooperate on all trade related
An Associate Professor at the Regent University, Virginia, US, Prof Brian Baugus, has posited that the African Continental Free Trade Area’s (AfCFTA) is a good policy with long term benefits that are much larger than the short term costs. He has however, cautioned that AfCTA will only benefit big business if African nations fail to reform domestic economic policies. Presenting an Economic Analysis of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement at t
The Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a Free Market policy think tank has trained 25 selected journalists and young policy analysts through its flagship program; African Journalists for Economic Opportunity Training (AJEOT).
The three day intensive residential training which took place at the Summit Lodge in Koforidua, had Participants from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, USA and Guinea.
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