Energy poverty and climate change mitigation in Ghana: An economic assessment

  title={Energy poverty and climate change mitigation in Ghana: An economic assessment},
  author={Jonathan Dagadu Quartey},
Ghana’s economy, though energy-poor, consistently grew over the past two decades, reaching 14.4% in 2011. This growth far exceeded the global average during 2011 of about 4%, from about 5.1% in 2010, making Ghana one of the fastest-growing economies in the world at that time. The Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (2010–2013) projects further growth to a per capita income of USD 3000 by 2020, which is more than double the current per capita income. Since traditional biomass accounts for… CONTINUE READING

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