..."Good governance is the biggest challenge our continent faces for the foreseeable future ..."
























 .. Our Scholars ...


... We must make sure our young people have hope. Our future is in their hands ...














“The amount of money lost in Africa is much more than the total amount of aid it receives and that raises some questions...”













... Former President John A Kufuor with AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina at the 3rd Annual Global Panel Meeting...









 ... Former President John A Kufuor with Winners of the Kufuor Scholars Programme...

Latest Event

23 May 2016:President Kufuor Calls For Investment In Nutrition For Africa’s Development


The African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hosted a high-level meeting on nutrition in Lusaka, Zambia, 23 May 2016. The meeting outlined a vision for a new effort and shared new data strengthening the economic case for higher investment in nutrition across Africa.

At the event, Global Panel Co-Chair H.E. John Kufuor and Panel member Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, announced the formation of the
African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) to bring together leaders from across the continent to champion an increase investment in nutrition.They were joined by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and other leaders from philanthropy and the private sector. Read more

ABOG Group Launches Offsetting Advocacy

March 23, 2016. The John A. Kufuor Foundation and NYCOB Enterprise Consortium in partnership with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund (funded by DANIDA, USAID and EU), Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana National Biodiversity Committee and the Forestry Commission have officially launched the Advocacy for Biodiversity Offsetting in Ghana (ABOG) Group and its advocacy activities over the next one year (April 2016 – April 2017). Read More



The John A. Kufuor Foundation, an independent, non-partisan development oriented institution inspired by the founder’s vision, has instituted the Kufuor Scholars Programme (KSP) to provide a specialized three (3) year transformational leadership preparation for the Ghanaian youth. The programme targets young people in Ghanaian universities, who have successfully completed first year of studies (Level 100). Read More

CEO's Message


Welcome to the official website of The John A. Kufuor Foundation, and thank you for your interest in what we do. The website lays out the Mission and current projects and the vision for future expanded programs. Read More