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United States and Ghana Sign Declaration of Partnership on Food Security

The new Country Plan provides a blueprint to accelerate agriculture-led growth

On September 5, 2019, the governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana signed a Declaration of Partnership at the African Green Revolution Forum hosted in Accra.  The Declaration launches a five-year Feed the Future Country Plan for Ghana that will increase investments in agriculture, build…

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United States of America Partnerships with Women Promote Economic Growth in Northern Ghana

USAID supported districts to produce annual plans and budgets and build public financial management and monitoring and evaluation systems

Since 2014, over 96,000 women in northern Ghana saved USD $7.8 million – or about 42,659,747 cedis - and invested the money to improve the health, education, nutrition, and economic opportunities of their families. Last year, Nanumba North received 98% in the District Performance Assessment conducted by the Ministry of…

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United States of America Supports Ghana’s Fisheries and Coastal Environment Development Agenda

The conference presented an opportunity to share and exchange information and discuss new scientific findings related to fisheries and coastal management

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission with support from the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  organized a three-day conference, from August 19-21, 2019, in Accra to highlight and discuss successes, lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges in the fisheries sector…

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American Film “The Money Stone” makes its Africa premiere at Black Star International Film Festival

The film tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teen boys fighting for their dreams against the backdrop of gold mines of Ghana

The United States Embassy in Accra is pleased to welcome American documentary filmmaker Stuart Harmon, who will screen his first feature-length film, “The Money Stone,” at the 2019 Black Star International Film Festival.  The film tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teen boys fighting for their dreams against…

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AFRICOM, Ghana Armed Forces Commence Africa Endeavor 2019

The theme for Africa Endeavor Leader Symposium (AE-19) is “Signal Training! Install, Operate, Maintain, and Protect”

Ghana’s Armed Forces, in partnership with U.S. Africa Command, is hosting representatives from the African Union, other African regional organizations and 48 nations from across Africa, Europe, South America and the United States for the 14th annual Africa Endeavor Leader Symposium (AE-19) in Accra, Aug. 18-23. Sponsored by U.S. Africa…

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U.S. Governor of the State of Mississippi Builds Trade Links with Ghana

While in Accra, he met with Government of Ghana officials, private sector representatives, local entrepreneurs, members of business associations, and scientific research stations

The Governor of the State of Mississippi, Phil Bryant, traveled to Accra from August 14 – 16, 2019.  Governor Bryant traveled to Ghana to expand and promote trade and investment opportunities between Mississippi and Ghana. While in Accra, he met with Government of Ghana officials, private sector representatives, local entrepreneurs,…

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Pelosi, Congressional Delegation honor Ghana’s Rich Tradition in Ceremony with Paramount Chiefs, visit Historic Slave Sites to mark ‘The Year of Return'

At Elmina Castle, Paramount Chief Nana Kwadwo Conduah VI welcomed the delegation back home to Africa in a traditional ceremony

Today, Speaker Pelosi and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus traveled to Ghana’s Central Region to meet with tribal Chiefs and visit the slave dungeons at Elmina and Cape Coast Castles and the “Door of No Return” to observe “The Year of Return.” The delegation laid wreaths at both dungeons…

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U.S. and Ghana complete Fifth Military Medical Readiness Training Exercise

Medical military personnel from Ghana and the United States participated in this three-week exercise

In partnership with the Ghana Armed Forces, U.S. Army Africa conducted a combined Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDREX) from June 3-20, 2019 at the 37th Military Hospital in Accra, Ghana.  This marks the fifth iteration of a U.S. Army Africa medical readiness exercise in Ghana.  To commemorate the conclusion of…

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U.S. and Ghana Partner to Translate Health Research Findings into Action

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Speeding up Progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

On June 11, the Ministry of Health launched the 2019 National Health Research Dissemination Symposium, a three-day program from June 11 - 13.  With support from the American people, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the symposium is an opportunity to showcase health research in Ghana and…

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    • Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel Silvanus Torto greeting Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu
    • U.S. Agency for International Development – Ghana Mission Director Sharon Cromer, in a warm hand-shake with the President of the Zakat Fund, Mrs. Azara Abubakari-Harou
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U.S. Ambassador Sullivan Holds Iftar with Interfaith Community

President of the National Council of Muslim Chiefs in Ghana Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir represented the Chief Imam

On May 21, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Sullivan, in line with the U.S. Embassy’s long standing tradition, hosted an Iftar dinner at her residence. President of the National Council of Muslim Chiefs in Ghana Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir represented the Chief Imam. Also present were the Honorable Ameer of the Ahmadiyya…