Category: Ghana

Financial Inclusion Week 2018 Twitter Chat: The power of mobile money to bridge the gender gap

November 23, 2018 | Connected Women | Global | Bangladesh | Ghana | Myanmar | Pakistan | Rwanda | Sri Lanka | Mariana Lopez

On October 31 2018, different stakeholders including mobile network operators, governments, and development organisations joined GSMA M4D Twitter chat, as part of the activities for this ...
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Rural connectivity innovation case study: Using light sites to drive rural coverage – Huawei RuralStar and MTN Ghana

November 13, 2018 | Connected Society | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ghana | GSMA

Huawei’s RuralStar is a lightweight rural network coverage solution supporting 2G, 3G and 4G connectivity. It has significantly lower CapEx and OpEx compared to a traditional, typical ...
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Digital identity opportunity in Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme

October 23, 2018 | Digital Identity | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ghana | Willie Ngumi

In 2017, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture launched an ambitious five-year policy framework to reverse the declining trends in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The policy was ...
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A deep dive into the Ghanaian start-up ecosystem

July 13, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ghana | Samuel Ajadi

In June 2018, the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator team visited Ghana with a dual purpose. Firstly, to conduct start-up due diligence as part of our Innovation Fund. Secondly, to run a workshop ...
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P2G payments via mobile money: unlocking opportunity for consumers, governments and providers

April 24, 2018 | Mobile Money | Global | Sub-Saharan Africa | Ghana | Global | Nic Wasunna

This is the second of a two-part blog series in conjunction with Bankable Frontiers Associates (BFA). The first blog can be read here. In our last blog, we considered the fertile conditions ...
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