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Ivor Agyeman-Duah

 Ivor Agyeman-Duah

Mr. Ivor Agyeman-Duah until 2015, served as special aide on international development cooperation to former Ghanaian president, John Kufuor which responsibilities included work with the World Food Programme in Kenya and Ethiopia and the Geneva based Interpeace which works in 17 countries around the world. He has done work for the World Bank and World Bank Institute in Washington, DC.

He also works in the Literary Arts and is Director of the Centre for Intellectual Renewal in Ghana and the Development Policy Advisor to The Lumina Foundation of Nigeria which administers the Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa.

He has held fellowships at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University and Exeter College, Oxford University where he is currently Research Associate at the African Studies Centre. Author of over ten books on development and literary arts; he studied at the London School of Economics, the School of Oriental and African Studies, London and the University of Wales.

Ivor Agyeman-Duah is a Ghanaian associate economist and author of several books on Africa.

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Africa Rising: The Ethics of Economic Transformation

The Africa Rising narrative needs to mean more than middle class consumption at the shopping malls full of imported goods.   More »

Posted: 26 Mar 2015