Ghana Transport

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Efforts to boost capacity at Ghana’s largest sea port signal the government’s willingness to invest in transport infrastructure as it looks to keep up with increasing volumes of commodity exports and processed imports.

Railway rehabilitation and expansion has long been seen as critical to increasing exports and improving Ghana’s transportation network, particularly given the more constrained linkages to the north of the country and to both cocoa- and gold-producing regions. Carrying freight by rail could significantly improve the security and price of domestic...

As Ghana’s growth rate continues to hover around 7%, the country’s transportation network is under increasing pressure to keep up with the rise in commodity exports, processed imports and local distribution. The country’s road and railway networks are comparatively well developed in comparison to other regional economies, but as with many African...

What infrastructure upgrades are planned to keep Kotoka International Airport competitive globally?

What opportunities do you see for improving maritime infrastructure or expanding capacity?

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Ghana 2013

Ghana’s pursuit of middle-income status, bolstered by developments in the oil and gas sector, has put a corresponding strain on its transport networks, particularly at ports and airports. The government has committed to expanding facilities at airports to better meet the demands of a rising number of flights and an increasing amount of passengers. The first step of the proposed improvement works...

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