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U.S. Welcomes the Government of Ghana’s Announcement to Offer Private Sector Participation in the Power Sector through Concession

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Gene A. Cretz, on behalf of the United States welcomes the decision of the Government of Ghana to pursue private sector participation through a concession of ECG.  In making the announcement during the April 30th Millennium Development Authority Procurement workshop, Deputy Minister of Power John Abdulai Jinapor noted, “we ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Gene Cretz MCC Procurement Seminar Accra World Trade Center, 9:30 a.m.

Good morning.  I am thrilled to see so much interest in today’s event by both Ghanaian and U.S. companies.  This is a good sign that the second Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact will strengthen the partnership between Ghana and the U.S.  The companies sponsoring today’s program – representing both American and Ghanaian businesses – are already ... Read More»

Agribusiness Investment Forum

Honorable Fifi Kwetey, Minister of Food and Agriculture, distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great delight for me to be speaking today at the second annual Ghana Agribusiness Investment Summit. I am happy to note that since last year’s summit, USAID through the Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project has facilitated over $15 million in investments ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Cretz

Young African Leadership Initiative Mandela Washington Fellowship West Africa Regional Conference Honorable Deputy Minister of Education, West Africa YALI Advisory Board members, Washington Mandela Fellows, Friends in the media, Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you to the first Young African Leadership Initiative / Mandela Washington Fellowship ... Read More»

Ghana Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Induction Awards

Remarks by Ambassador Gene A. Cretz (as prepared for delivery) Thank you so much for inviting me to join you this evening.  Tonight’s theme of celebrating entrepreneurship and recognizing those that embrace its spirit shows that the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana understands the critical role that innovative private sector actors play in Ghana’s economy.  It ... Read More»