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The First German African Entrepreneurship Summit

Unleash the Ecosystem

The German African Entrepreneurship Summit (GAES) in Ghana takes place from Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February, 2019 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel. This summit brings together 150 representatives of the Pan-African entrepreneurship ecosystem to focus their experience and creativity on central questions of entrepreneurship in Africa and to learn from each other. The event is themed: Unleash the Ecosystem - to shape Policies, collaborate with Companies and determine its own Future. The GAES is organised by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in collaboration with some partners. The partners include the Ministry of Business Development, AHK (Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana), Afrilabs, #i4Policy, Make-IT in Africa and Ghana Tech and Business Hubs in Ghana

Expert conference

Ghana's incubators revive their network

Entrepreneurship is the topic to be - at least one gets the impression following international and Ghanaian media.


Gruender foerdern - um Ghana zu entwickeln!

Gemeinsam mit dem ghanaischen Gruenderzentrum 'Hopin Academy' und dem Ministerium für Wirtschaftsförderung in Ghana hat die KAS ein eintägiges Diskussionsforum über Unternehmertum in Tamale organisiert.


Traders in dialogue with Municipalities

The Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA) with support from Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) is organizing workshops and engagements on the theme "strengthening traders associations for municipal and district assemblies responsiveness".


Leadership-Workshops for young women in Ghana

KAS supports the Christian Mothers Association in a series of workshops for young women regarding ‘Leadership’. Each workshop consists of a three-day-program which take place in the cities of Koforidua, Sunyani and Tamale.


My motivation to do politics

Former President Kufuor meets young German politician Eva and scholars

Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung organized a meeting with a young German politician, Eva Majewski,from the German Parliament, scholars from KAS and John A. Kofuor Foundation (JAK) for them to interact with ex - President John A. Kofuor


Elections 2016 in Ghana - survey on voters' behaviour

The University of Ghana with the support of Konrad Adenauer Foundation will present the results of the post- election survey. 5.000 people were interviewed and asked on their opinion on the parties' performance, influence of media etc.

Expert talk

Do center-right politics matter any more?

KAS Ghana will held a discussion on centre-right philosophy, policies and politics and its up-to-dateness in Ghana, in subsaharian Africa. The ex- President of Ghana, His Excellency John A. Kufuor, is invited to share his rich experiences.


German business community meets Vice-president of Ghana

The Vice-president of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, will join the German business community for a business lunch meeting in order to discuss about the economic atmosphere in Ghana.


Natural Capital Accounting; Key for Sustainable Natural Resource Management

This conference is the second of the series of natural resource conferences organized together by the Institute of Green Growth Solutions and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung.



We the Queenmothers and Women Traditional Leaders from Northern and Southern Ghana, attending a workshop on the Role of Queenmothers in the 2012 General Elections held at the Regent Resort Sunyani, hereby RESOLVE that we shall be Agents of Peace Before, During and After elections 2012.Having been adequately educated on the destructive consequences of conflicts, we shall take the following steps to ensure PEACE Before, During and After the elections.

Adressing Climate Change

Workshop for Traditional Leaders in the Upper West Region

In the northern parts of Ghana, climate change has already resulted in severe draughts in the dry season as well as floods during the rainy season. These contribute to high temperatures, influx of pests and diseases resulting in the loss of human life and property. Today, the effect of climate change is being felt all over Ghana, but more especially in the north, which is the food basket of the country.Therefore, KAS and CIKOD organized a two days programme in Wa to educate Traditional Leaders of the Upper West Region on Climate Change Adaptation and its impact on food security.

Ghana's Environment and the Social Market Economy

One day workshops in Techiman, Wenchi and Nkoranza

A total of 335 participants took part in the three workshops in Wenchi (21st Dec.), Techiman (22nd Dec.) and Nkoranza (29th Dec.) comprising community leaders, officials from the District Assembly, market queens, traders and farmers and representatives from hairdressers and dressmakers associations as well as students.

Launch of the John A. Kufuor Foundation

The former German Federal President Horst Köhler praised the aims and purposes of the new foundation

Following the invitation of the John A. Kufuor Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) the former German Federal President, his Excellency Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, participated in the opening celebrations of the John A. Kufuor Foundation.

Conference: Retreat on the 2012 national budget for private sector

The recent conference in close cooperation of KAS and the Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) was held with the objective to implement the individual ideas of enterprises into the 2012 budget statement. Over 50 members of trade and business associations and the private sector community attended the conference which took place the 21st July 2011 in Accra.

The important role of traditional women leaders in northern Ghana

Workshop with the theme: Women and Community Development in the Upper West Region in northern Ghana

The Workshop for Traditional Leaders took place on the 7th July 2011 in Wa, the regional capital of Upper West. Functioning as a sponsor, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the partner organization Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisation for Development (CIKOD) welcomed about 40 traditional leaders from the Upper West Region who actively engaged themselves in the topic of “Women and Community Development.”

Good Governance- adopting the policies within the District Assemblies

Workshop by GUTA and KAF in Wenchi

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAF) in cooperation with the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) gave a high-quality workshop on the concept of good governance for the (newly elected) Assembly Members of the Wenchi-region. Regarding the District Assemblies, the participants obtained new, valuable insights of how to foster development in their region, using the instruments that the good governance policy suggest.

Conflict Management in Northern Ghana- the important role of the woman

Workshops in Kpandai and Bimbila

The KAS in cooperation with our partner TEPPCON has given workshops in Kpandai and Bimbila in order to prevent arising tensions and manage conflicts more efficiently between ethnic groups of the Northern Region of Ghana.

Social Market Economy: Implications on Ghana

Conference in Accra- Birgit Schnieber-Jastarm, Member of the EU-Parliament on visit in Ghana

In the period of March 28th- March 31st of 2011 an KAF-organized conference about the implications of the social market economy on Ghana has been held in Accra. Mrs. Schnieber-Jastram, a member of the EU-parliament has been on a visit and attended the conference, too. Local NGOs, students as well as politicians have been the guests. The participants exchanged ideas,interesing opinions, well researched statements and valuable information on the topic of the social market economy affecting the country.

Ghana: Report on the Launch of the Democracy Report 2007

Political Parties worldwide and in Ghana

The Report was launched by the 2nd Dpty Speaker of Parliament and the occasion was chaired by the Chairperson of the Good Governance Programme. It assesses political parties across the world towards democratic development beyond periodic elections. The study samples 16 countries from all the geo-political regions of the world. Ghana was one of the 4 African countries chosen and Prof. K. Ninsin, the Dept. of Political Science, University of Ghana researched the Ghana case.