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First Mandela Washington Fellowship Conference Reunites Fellows in Accra

Over 150 young leaders from 21 West African countries will gather in Accra, Ghana next week to share their expertise and engage on issues they have defined as critical for the future of Africa.  In support of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), USAID and IREX are organizing the 1st Annual West Africa ... Read More»

West African Governments Will Support Health Services for Vulnerable Populations at Highest Risk of HIV

Dakar, Senegal – April 10, 2015 – In line with the worldwide goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030, government officials from all fifteen (15) ECOWAS member states today committed to providing comprehensive health services to vulnerable  populations in West Africa.  They finalized a declaration of their commitment at a meeting hosted by the ... Read More»

Ambassador Hosts First U.S. Beef Promotion

On the evening of April 8, the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Gene A. Cretz, hosted a cross section of politicians, business people, and diplomats at the first-ever promotional dinner in Accra for U.S. beef. The Urban Grill Restaurant, located at the Airport City, provided a spectacular venue to celebrate “U.S. beef proudly produced in ... Read More»

Congratulations on Ghana’s Independence Day

On behalf of the people of the United States, the Embassy of the United States of America wishes to congratulate the government and people of Ghana on the occasion of its 58th independence day. The United States established diplomatic relations with Ghana in 1957 when Ghana gained its independence. The U.S and Ghana share a long ... Read More»

USAID/Ghana Mission Director James Bever Launches New Feed the Future Projects

Tamale, Ghana – On March 4, Mission Director for USAID/Ghana, James Bever, traveled to Tamale to kick-off two Feed the Future projects in the region: the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) and the new Ghana Seed Inspection Unit. In the Tolon/Kumbubgu District, Mr. Bever joined key actors in agriculture, technology and innovation to sign an ... Read More»