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About The African Center For Governance And Economic Management

The African Center for Governance and Economic Management (ACGEM) is a renowned institution dedicated to promoting effective governance and sustainable economic development across Africa. Located in Accra, Ghana, the center is established with a deep commitment to the principles of transparency, accountability and good governance.


We believe that strong governance and robust economic management are fundamental pillars for achieving lasting social and economic progress. We bring together a diverse team of experts, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners who share a common vision of empowering African nations with the knowledge and tools to address governance challenges and drive economic growth.

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Governance And Climate Change In Africa: The Nexus

Introduction: Climate change is a complex challenge globally and it has far-reaching consequences on growth and human security in Africa. It has to be addressed with the commitment and urgency it...

ACGEM Youth Essay Competition Announcement

The African Center for Governance and Economic Management (ACGEM) is thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting essay competition on the theme: “Embracing Homegrown Democracy in Africa: Unlocking...

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

The current global context of slow economic growth, social inequality and environmental degradation is creating unprecedented challenges for the international community. Indeed, we are facing a change...


In order to deliver on this important assignment from the Assembly, the Commission, together with the above-named institutions undertook a multi-stakeholder consultative process towards the...

Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.

Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want.  AGENDA 2063 is Africa’s blueprint and master plan for transforming Africa into the global powerhouse of the future. It is the continent’s strategic framework that...


The military coup d’états which took place in Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger and the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) response have set back West Africa’s regional integration...

Embracing Homegrown Democracy: Why Western Democracy Might Not Work in Africa

Introduction: In the last few years, the perennial argument as to whether democratic regimes are fit for purpose in terms of growth and development in African states has become a dominant discourse in...

30 Years of Democratic Governance and the 2024 Elections.

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Professor Adebayo Olukoshi, Board Member of ACGEM, participated in a dialogue session at the Wits School of Governance in Johannesburg, SA, discussing 30 years of democratic governance and the 2024 elections.

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