Dr. K.Y. Amoako delivered the Keynote address at the K.B. Amissah-Arthur Economic Forum at the Department of Economics, University of Ghana on June 30, 2023.
Compact for Ghana
In January 2025, a new government will take office in Ghana and usher in the second quarter of the 21st century. It will be a turning point for the nation—an opportunity to lay the groundwork for progress and prosperity.
The story is told of a man who traveled from a developing country to a more economically advanced one in search of a better life.
Though Ghana is regarded as a beacon of democracy in Africa, the country’s record on gender equality is less enviable; it is best described as hesitant, sluggish, and comparatively abysmal.
On March 31, thousands of Ghanaians attended the Twitter Spaces discussion Building a Secure Future for the Ghanaian Youth.
Outlining goals for governance, political processes, economic management, and inclusion, the Compact for Ghana’s Political and Economic Transformation, or Ghana Compact, will set a clear and collective vision for the country through 2050.
My friends, before we begin, allow me to take a moment and pay tribute to a man we all deeply respected for his intellect, his kindness, and his contributions to Ghana — Dr. Kwesi Botchwey.
Today sets a new vision for our nation that will transform the lives of future generations.
We have reached a tipping point and cannot continue along this path if we are to survive as a nation.