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Read news from the Embassy of Denmark in Accra and from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.
  • Danida-sponsored research improves the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmers
    24.11.2016  14:09

    Margaret Owusu grew up in the rural areas around the city of Tema, approx. 25 km from Accra, with hardworking parents and a strong passion for education. Today, her research is improving the lives of the rural population in Ghana.

  • Peace Walks across all of Ghana
    23.11.2016  10:32

    Civil society in Ghana has mobilised in large numbers to ensure that the 7th December elections will be fair and peaceful. Faith-based organisations, local NGOs, women’s groups, artists, sportspeople, and prominent Ghanaians have stood up to promote peace and solidarity in Ghana. This popular peace movement is not partisan and does not carry political messages – it is a celebration of democracy.

  • Business Get-together 18th of October
    20.10.2016  14:42

    On Tuesday the 18th of October the ambassador and the Trade Council from the Embassy hosted the sixth Business Get-together event in 2016 for Danish business associates in Ghana. The get-together is a recurring event facilitating networking and knowledge sharing between representatives from Danish companies and affiliates in Ghana.

  • Denmark joins forces with the EU to address piracy in West Africa
    17.10.2016  15:08

    The Gulf of Guinea is one of the regions in the world most influenced by piracy. At the same time several countries in West Africa are experiencing a rapid economic transformation, and are dependent on a safe maritime domain to fully exploit their potential for economic growth.

  • BlueTown Seminar
    11.10.2016  15:07

    On Monday 10th of October, BlueTown represented by Mr. Ole De Leeneer, country manager in cooperation with the Trade Council, hosted a successful half day seminar on rural connectivity and service delivery in Ghana.

  • Credentials handed over in 6 countries
    10.10.2016  19:38

    On Friday 7 October, Ambassador Tove Degnbol handed over credentials to President of the Republic of Togo, H.E. Faure Gnassingbé in a ceremony in the presidential palace in Lomé. With this, all credentials in Ghana and the five side-accredited countries to the Embassy of Denmark in Accra have been handed over, since Tove Degnbol took up the position as Ambassador in July 2015.

  • Danida acknowledged for Incubator Initiative
    07.10.2016  12:39

    The Africa Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) arranged the “Largest Pan-African Agribusiness Conference and Expo 2016” in the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on 4th to 6th October 2016. The theme of the conference was “Turning Science into business: Inclusive agribusiness for vibrant economies”.

  • Talent, football and SDG's
    06.10.2016  11:16

    On the 30th of September 2016, the Embassy of Denmark represented by Deputy Head of Mission Mr. Peter Eilschow Olesen, participated in the Right to Dream Youth Leadership Summit together with more than 50 professionals from various organizations.

  • Embassy supports peaceful election through faith-based groups
    05.10.2016  11:21

    On the 7th of December 2016, Ghanaians will once again elect a President and 275 Members of Parliament. Everybody hope that it will be another peaceful election, and faith-based groups are doing indispensable work to ensure this.

  • Danish Business Event and the launch of Desmi in Côte d'Ivoire
    03.10.2016  16:31

    On Thursday the 29th of September, The Ambassador of Denmark to Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire hosted together with the Danish Pump Company DESMI, the first "Business get together" in Abidjan for the evolving Danish business community in the country.

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