Wide wage inequalities have been identified as one of the key demotivation factors hampering Ghana's development, according to an official report. The Ghana Earnings Inequality in the Public Sector Report launched by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) said the phenomenon hampered output in the public sector, impacting development negatively.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge economic disruptions that affect food and nutrition security in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Ghana is highly vulnerable to climate change due to its location along the Atlantic Ocean in a tropical climate zone. This increasingly exposes the country to the risks of climate change including rising sea levels, drought, higher temperatures and erratic rainfall, which negatively impact the socio-economic development of the country.

This legal analysis provides an assessment of Ghana’s key legal and regulatory frameworks for the priorities highlighted in Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Ghana’s climate agenda more generally.

Ghana has achieved major development gains over the past three decades, but progress has slowed and there are causes for concern going forward. Ghana sought to fuel its development by leveraging markets, but debt sustainability is a concern, compounded by crises.

Ghana’s progress of implementation has been mixed. Gender parity and high completion rates have been sustained at the KG, primary, and junior high levels despite the pandemic, while the population participating in formal and informal education, and training has gone up.

Global poverty monitored by the World Bank for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is reported only at the national level, lacking a breakdown between urban and rural areas. A key challenge to producing globally comparable estimates of urban poverty is the need for consistent definitions of urban areas and poverty.

This paper analyzes the potential of the agroprocessing sector to create jobs in Africa, based on the evidence from Ethiopia, Ghana and Tunisia.

Ghana’s economy rebounded from the COVID-19 slowdown, growing by 5.4 percent in 2021, but the recovery is already facing global headwinds.

Ghana has enjoyed two decades of steady growth, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Ukraine-Russia crisis could dent economic prospects, according to an African Development Bank report.