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The decade from 2009 to 2019 was highly transformative for the Ghanaian energy sector. When the nation made its first discovery of deepwater oil and gas in 2007, biomass was the largest component in its total energy consumption. The subsequent exploitation of this new hydrocarbons resource, combined with a national drive towards...

 

How successful has the oil block licensing round been in attracting foreign investment?

 

For many years, commercial agreements made between Ghana and oil companies were reached through direct negotiations. This open-door policy was useful in the early stages of the development of upstream oil and gas industry; it allowed the government to rapidly build momentum in the sector. However, as policymakers began to look to the long-term...

 

Micro-insurance represents a new development path for Ghana’s insurance industry, and protecting workers and businesses from unforeseen events, such as flood or drought, is emerging as a policy priority for regional governments. Low median incomes have traditionally excluded many Ghanaians from financial services, but the emergence of the...

 

Performance in the Ghanaian life insurance market has shown mixed results. While some providers have remained profitable despite the challenging environment caused by the crisis in the banking sector (see Banking chapter), others are struggling to achieve underwriting profitability. Those that are securing a margin are doing so with the help...

 

What has driven the increase in capital requirements, and how will it impact the market?

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