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ACEP’s partnership with Oxfam in Ghana focuses on programs that seek to promote extractive sector governance, particularly in the areas of: (a) Oil and gas revenue management, (b) Fiscal policy engagement, (c) Governance issues around mining, (d) Sustainable management of Ghana’s power sector interventions and (e) Support initiatives that promote Regional Engagements across the continent of Africa, especially the Africa Oil Governance Summit (AOGS) and inclusion.
The support from Ford Foundation is focused on addressing inequality, especially in the extractive sector and achieving inclusive development. This has contributed to enhancing the capacity of Persons With Disability (PWDs) and supports initiatives that create linkages with the Disability community and the extractives sector stakeholders. It has also opened up spaces for policy dialogue on addressing challenges that impede the participation of PWDs in national level debate towards ensuring the participation of marginalized groups, including PWDs, women and the disadvantaged in society.
The Diakonia program commenced in 2019 and focuses on promoting interventions that facilitate improved domestic revenue mobilization through research that highlights the potentials of the extractives in Africa as well as approaches that enhance the capacity to harness these extractive revenues efficiently. It also involves regional level advocacy that opens up the debate on the adoption of prudent policy approaches to achieving increased domestic revenue mobilization.
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has supported programs aimed at achieving transparent management of extractive resources and promoting energy access for economic advancement. This has led to research work on exploring Ghana’s iron ore potential and ensuring the effective harnessing of the country’s energy potential, as well as partnerships.
The Ghana Revenue Reforms Program (GRRP) is a DFID funded program that seeks to increase domestic revenue mobilization capacity of Ghana. It focuses on working with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and other stakeholders to implement interventions that contribute to addressing the bottlenecks which impede the efficiency in domestic revenue mobilization.
The support from the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) focused on research that seeks to unearth challenges and opportunities in the mining sector to ensure gender inclusion and participatory decision making. It also seeks to make available evidence in the form of data that can inform policy engagements and reforms.