The Kufuor years (2001 – 2009): Governance Policies and Achievements

Highlight of Initiatives Political and civil rights ▪ Abolished criminal libel law ▪ Submitted to African peer review mechanism ▪ Supported peace keeping and reconciliation across Africa Anti-Corruption ▪ Introduced E-governance program ▪ Improved procurement act ▪ Introduced transparency bills such as ; Whistle blower bill Gender equality ▪ Created the ministry of women and…

The Kufuor years (2001 – 2009): Economic Policies and Achievements

Highlight of Initiatives ▪ Participated in the World Bank/ IMF HIPC Initiative ▪ Signed the Millennium Challenge Corporation, providing $547m for antipoverty programs ▪ Introduced a new 3-year inflationindexed bond ▪ Introduced targeted industrial and agricultural policies to support industry and agriculture. ▪ Constructed over 25000km of roads ▪ Increased minimum wage from US$0.60 to $2.25 ▪ Successfully redenominated the Cedi,…