Week 19: Interrogating the manifestos: trade and industrialization

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Political election manifestos are public declarations of policies and aims of political parties wanting to rule a nation. Given that a manifesto is a social contract that plays a key role in modern democracy and development, we put available manifestos in their place going into election 2020 of Ghana. It is important to note that the discussion is not to pitch one manifesto against the other in terms of superiority but to look at how the promises address the desired level of development we require as a society. By so doing, we are able to highlight the gaps in these manifestos for a better society. In this episode of CEBSAR TALK, we focus on trade and industry in the manifestos of the two major political parties (National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party) in Ghana.

Host: Mr. Evans Appiah Kissi (Doctoral Researcher at the University of Kassel, Germany)

Panel: Ms. Harriet Acquah (Realtor in High End Real Estate in Ghana) and Mr. Lord Adusei Aikins (Doctoral Researcher at University of London School of Oriental and African Studies)


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