August 2017
Ghana targets 5 million passengers yearly with AfDB-funded international airport expansion project

Project to boost regional integration, says Adesina
Accra, Ghana, August 4, 2017 – The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers.

The project, funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a $120-million facility, will improve air transport in the country. It is also expected to contribute towards boosting the country’s economy, reduce the cost of doing business, and improve competitiveness.

Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus, as Adesina visits Ghana

Ghanaian government pledges support for AfDB’s High 5s
Accra, Ghana, 2 August 2017 – The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty.
The President, who is on a three-day visit to Ghana, August 1-4, spoke at a welcome dinner hosted by Ghana’s Minister of Finance. The dinner was attended by the Vice-President of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana, and key government functionaries.


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