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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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