Kufuor Foundation Partners Millennium Promise Alliance To Fight Hunger

The John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Millennium Promise Alliance aimed at reducing hunger in Ghana. According to the World Food Program only 1 out of 3 children suffering from malnutrition receive adequate medical attention while 24  percent of all child mortality cases in Ghana are associated with under-nutrition The[…]

African Rice Advocacy Platform Formed

The participants concluded that since issues like inconsistent tariffs and cross-border safety were common,but could not be solved by national bodies alone, a regional body would be better placed to address them. This was agreed after countries present presented their best practices, lessons and challenges.6 April 2016: An African Rice Advocacy Platform (ARAP) has been formed at[…]

Kufuor Scholars In A Life-Changing Leadership Camp

Opening the camp, Baffour Agyeman-Duah, chief executive officer of the Foundation, emphasized the vision of the founder, former President Kufuor, for selfless and effective leadership to address the challenge of development in Ghana and Africa. “To become transformational leaders, you must first seek to transform yourself,” Agyeman-Duah advised. He encouraged the pioneering Kufuor Scholars to[…]

Kufuor Scholars Reflect On Leadership Training In Japan

KUFUOR SCHOLARS REFLECT ON LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN JAPAN Two Kufuor Scholars, Adutwumwaa Owusu Sarpong and Salman Mohammed participated in the three-week 2016 BXAI Summer Leadership Program at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in August 2016. Below are personal reflections of the scholars on what was certainly a unique experience, studying among 134 scholars from various universities in[…]

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[…]

JAK Foundation, EPA Move to Conserve Biodiversity

The John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Forestry Commission, National Biodiversity Committee and NYCOB Enterprise Consortium have formed a network to conserve Ghana’s depleting biodiversity and ecosystem. The Foundation and its partners are undertaking the Advocacy for Biodiversity Offsetting in Ghana (ABOG) project. The project in Ghana is geared towards supporting the EPA[…]

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[…]

Remarks by HE John Agyekum Kufuor at launch of Kufuor Scholars Programme

Remarks by HE John Agyekum Kufuor at launch of Kufuor Scholars Programme Date: 09- 02 – 16 Venue: John A Kufuor Foundation Accra Chairman, Distinguished Guests, My dear award winners Ladies and Gentlemen: It is a happy occasion for me today that finally, we get to outdoor the first winners of the Kufuor Scholars Programme.[…]