As Ghana’s growth has accelerated in recent years, the government has sought to boost investment in all modes of transport through public and private resources. Unlike many emerging markets, Ghana’s transport backbone covers every region of the country, with heavy concentration in the most economically developed areas, such as around the capital, Accra. Oil earnings have stimulated Ghana’s economic growth and provide the resources needed to support infrastructure development. Nonetheless, as the country moves into the middle-income bracket, limitations in infrastructure are becoming increasingly apparent, and in some cases are impeding growth in select sectors. As such, the government is keen to attract more participation from private and foreign partners.
This chapter contains an interview with James Antwi, CEO, Starbow.