With a view to the upcoming presidential elections in Ghana on 7th December, Germany decided to not only support different police pre-deployment trainings in 2016 at the center, but to help to develop and implement a new course on Electoral Violence and Security.
Germany supports peaceful and safe elections in Ghana
On 10th November Ambassador Retzlaff visited a cocoa project in Nyaakrom/Central Region.
German Development Cooperation supports the cocoa farmers in Nyaakrom through the “Outgrower and Value Chain Fund”. The fund is financed by Germany and implemented by the German development bank KfW in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the Bank of Ghana.
Ambassador Retzlaff visited a cocoa project in Nyaakrom/Central Region
Germany supports the Government of Ghana with 40 million euros for a solar power plant
In the presence of the German Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Christoph Retzlaff, the Minister of Finance, Honorable Seth Terkper and the Director of KfW Ghana, Mrs. Birte Schorlemmer signed three Loan Agreements amounting to 40.82 million euros (approx.176 million GHS). The projects funded by the German government support Ghana’s renewable energy agenda and strengthen financial management capacities of the Ghana Revenue Authority and the Ghana Audit Service.
Find further details on the event and the signed agreements in this press release [pdf, 205.77k]
Speech by Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel on the occasion of the hand-over of the Building for Peace and Security to the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa on 11 October 2016
Read the full speech here