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Finally, Some Sense in National Planning

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 18, 2010

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong

The proposition by the chair of Ghana’s National Development Planning Commission, P. V. Obeng, that stakeholders in the financial sector should factor in the informal, traditional sector not only go with the current enlightenment thinking but it also reveals the ongoing attempts by Ghanaian policy-makers to think hard from within their traditional values for progress.

The reason for such thinking today, as we build-up on various attempts in this regard some 50 years ago, is that the informal, traditional sector has for the past 50 years been neglected and not grounded in national policy planning. Read the rest of this entry »

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