USA partnership moves Ghana closer to Malaria Elimination

Accra, Ghana – The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has released its 15th Annual Report demonstrating the significant progress Ghana and the United States have made in partnership to fight malaria. Ghana’s efforts to sustain essential malaria services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to save lives and the United States is proud to support these …

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Senior U.S. Commerce Official Discusses Trade and Investment Partnership and Women in Business with Ghanaian Business and Government Leaders

Accra, GHANA– U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Commerce for the Middle East and Africa Camille Richardson conducted a “virtual visit” to Ghana from April 20-21, 2021, part of U.S. Government efforts to expand trade and investment between the United States and Ghana.  DAS Richardson met with U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan, the Honorable Minister …

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U.S. Government Leads COVAX Facility Contributions, Bolstering the COVID-19 Response in Ghana

Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan  Under the dire circumstances of this pandemic that has taken such a heavy toll on the world, the United States is grateful that Ghana is now better equipped to combat the virus. We welcomed the arrival of 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through COVAX on February 24, 2021.  On that day, I joined the Honorable Minister for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, …

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United States and Ghana Partner to Strengthen Ghana’s Fisheries Sector

Accra, GHANA- On March 30, 2021, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher J. Lamora joined officials of the Government of Ghana, academia, civil society, and the private sector in a virtual learning event marking the conclusion of the Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), a seven-year, $24 million program funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The Honorable Minister …

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The United States and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Build Pre-Deployment Training Capacity at Bundase Training Camp

Accra, GHANA— On March 26, 2021, United States Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan and Chief of Army Staff Major General Thomas Oppong-Pepprah participated in a ceremony highlighting the official transfer of a Motorola radio communication network for use by the Ghana Armed Forces at Bundase Training Camp.  The package, valued at $300,000, was funded through the Department …

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The U.S. Strengthens Business Advocacy Efforts in Ghana through Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund

Accra, GHANA – On February 18, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), joined the Danish International Development Agency (Danida) and the government of Ghana to commemorate the closing of the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC).  The event celebrated 16 years of strengthening the advocacy capacity of private sector business …

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U.S. and Ghana Partner to Build Capable and Resilient Security and Justice Sector Institutions

ACCRA –The United States and Ghana continue bilateral efforts in the areas of border, maritime, police peacekeeping, cyber security, and the administration of justice to build capable and resilient security and justice sector institutions.  Three high-level officials – U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Kirsten …

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Deputy Secretary Censky Concludes U.S.-West Africa Trade Mission in Ghana

ACCRA – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky led a trade mission to West Africa, October 28-31, to help United States exporters foster new opportunities in a region where strong economic growth is driving demand for American exports of food and farm products. The trade mission was based in Accra, Ghana, and included buyer …

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USA Congratulates Oyster Pickers for Successful Closed Season

 Accra, GHANA– On April 15, the United States of America congratulated the Densu Oyster Pickers’ Association (DOPA) and the Development Action Association (DAA) for the successful completion of the second annual oyster harvesting closed season.  Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed to protecting …

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Remarks by Amb. Sullivan at the International Panel Physician Association Training Summit

Akwaaba! It is my pleasure to welcome you to Accra, as Ghana is the host for this year’s International Panel Physicians Association Training Summit. Thank you to my colleagues, the High Commissioners from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, for joining the United States in supporting this summit. As members of the Migration …

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