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U.S. Provides $100,000 in Urgent Assistance to Flood Victims

Accra, GHANA – The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided $100,000 (1.1 million Ghana cedis) to the more than 31,000 people displaced by recent flooding in the Volta Region. U.S. assistance will support the Government of Ghana’s relief efforts to save lives, reduce suffering, and begin recovery. ... Read More»

Ghana Journalists Association Awards 2023 -Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Virginia Palmer

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Virginia Palmer The Ghana Journalists Association Awards 2023 Sunday, October 29, 2023 Ghana International Conference Centre As prepared for delivery   It’s a pleasure to be here with you, once again, to celebrate the best of Ghanaian journalism. Today, as we honor journalism and press freedom, we acknowledge their ... Read More»

U.S. Gathers Experts to Tackle Illegal Mining in Ghana

“Tech Camp” connects technology experts and stakeholders to co-create innovative public policy solutions Takoradi, W/R, Ghana – The U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Embassy Ghana, and the University of Mining and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa are convening mining stakeholders from across Ghana to brainstorm tech-enabled solutions to illegal mining.  As part of “Tech Camp Takoradi” ... Read More»

U.S. Launches Africa Climate Tech Innovators Program

Accra, Ghana – Fifty young climate tech innovators and leaders from 19 African countries have arrived in Ghana for a three-week intensive leadership and professional development training program sponsored by the U.S. Government.  Announced during Vice President Harris’s historic visit to Ghana in March 2023, the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center West ... Read More»

U.S. Supports Livelihoods for 300 Young People in Coastal Communities

September 29, 2023 Long-term commitment will aid recovery of Ghana’s fisheries Takoradi, Western Region, Ghana — The United States is supporting the long-term recovery of Ghana’s fragile coastal fisheries through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  USAID Ghana Deputy Mission Director Grace Lang joined representatives of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and ... Read More»