U.S. Donated Ships Join the Ghana Navy

Vessels Will Improve Maritime Security in Ghana and the Gulf of Guinea Sekondi, W/R, Ghana – U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer joined President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Government of Ghana and Ghana Navy officials in Sekondi this morning to commission two new security ships.  The boundary class ships provided by the United States Government will ... Read More»

U.S. Support to Apparel Industry Empowers Women and Contributes to Ghana’s Economic Growth

Accra, Ghana – The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) West Africa Trade and Investment Hub today convened representatives from large apparel companies to hear about opportunities to strengthen economic growth in Ghana and empower women and women-owned businesses.  Three USAID co-investment partners working in the apparel industry shared their experiences working with the Hub. “Today’s event highlights the major ... Read More»

U.S. Launches SelectUSA Summit Recruitment for Ghanaian Investors

U.S. will convene potential foreign investors in the Washington, DC area in June 2022  Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Embassy joined the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Ghana today to launch the 2022 SelectUSA Summit recruiting program.   Today’s event attracted Ghanaian companies and individuals from a variety of economic sectors to highlight the benefits ... Read More»

U.S. and Ghana Ministry of Industry Host Ghana Agribusiness Investment Summit 

Accra, GHANA – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Ghana Ministry of Industry will host the Ghana Agribusiness Investment Summit November 16-18, 2021.  The virtual summit, which opens today, will bring together over 400 stakeholders in the agribusiness sector, transaction advisors, financial institutions, and investors, along with representatives of the United States and Ghana governments, ... Read More»

White House Official Visits Ghana to Discuss Infrastructure Opportunities

Accra, Ghana – U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser Daleep Singh visited Accra this week to discuss President Biden’s Build Back Better World initiative with stakeholders and to meet with Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia.  Singh’s visit to Ghana follows his participation in COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, where President Biden reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to address ... Read More»

U.S. and Ghana Commission Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Accra, GHANA, October 14, 2021 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated an air quality monitoring station on U.S. Embassy grounds in Cantonments, Accra together with Hon. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of EPA Ghana representing Minister for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI); Prof. Sandow Mark Yidana, Dean, School of Physical and Mathematical ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Supports “Green Ghana Day”

Accra, Ghana – On June 11, 2021, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan commemorated “Green Ghana Day” by planting a Lignum Vitae tree on the U.S. Embassy grounds.  The chosen tree is commonly referred to as the “tree of life” or “wood of life,” due to its traditional medicinal use as a remedy for arthritis ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Reinforces Commitment to Sustainable Development in the Northern Region

“I’m proud to have visited the Northern Region during my second official trip in Ghana, after having joined President Nana Akufo-Addo last week during Independence Day celebrations in Tamale. I’m especially encouraged by the dedication of our Ghanaian friends, from alumni of U.S. exchange programs to USAID implementing ‎partners promoting health, education, and economic opportunities ... Read More»

USAID and Ghana Government Foster Private sector-led Economic Growth through Partnerships

Tamale, GHANA—Recognized as the largest annual gathering of farmers, buyers, manufacturers, government officials, development partners and financial institutions, the Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event draws private sector investment and encourages the sustainable growth of agribusinesses in Ghana. On October 19, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the U.S. Government’s Feed the ... Read More»

Diversity Visa Lottery Relaunches Oct. 18 – Nov. 22, 2017

Due to a technical issue, the registration period for the U.S. government’s Diversity Visa Lottery 2019 program is being restarted. All entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. This is a global issue. Any entries submitted before Wednesday, October 18, 2017, will not be considered, and ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Presents Charlotte Osei with “Women of Courage” Award

Accra, GHANA—U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Jackson presented Electoral Commission Chair Charlotte Osei with the U.S. Embassy’s Women of Courage Award on August 22, in honor of her work in managing the administration of a transparent and credible election in 2016, as well as her efforts to boost inclusion and civic engagement.  Ambassador Jackson and Ms. ... Read More»

USAID, The Hershey Company, and Rotary International Partner to Improve Livelihoods and Nutrition

Kumasi, GHANA—On Monday, U.S. Ambassador Robert P. Jackson, Otumfuo Adontehene, Minister of Business Development Hon. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, and Ashanti Regional Minister Honorable Simon Osei-Mensah launched a commercial groundnut processing facility at the Kumasi factory of Project Peanut Butter, an NGO devoted to combatting undernutrition by producing effective ready-to-use therapeutic foods.  The groundnut processing facility ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Robert P. Jackson: United States of America’s 241st Independence Day Celebration

Honorable Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta, Honorable Ministers and Deputy Ministers of State, Honorable Members of the Council of State and of Parliament, Your Excellencies and Dear Colleagues from the Diplomatic Corps, Traditional and Religious Leaders, Members of the Press, Dear Mission Colleagues, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Akwaaba!  Babs and I, along with my deputy, ... Read More»
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