Budget Watch: Breakdown of expected 500,000 jobs promised in 2018 [Infographic]

Tracking Job Creation in Ghana

iWatch Africa as part of our continuous effort to promote transparency and accountability will in 2018 continue our nationwide tracking of government’s commitment to reduce unemployment in Ghana.

The government described the 2018 Budget as “Putting Ghana back to work” with special focus on job creation. iWatch Africa assessment of the budget indicates that Ghanaians should expect a minimum of 500,000 jobs in 2018 should the government deliver on the various job creation programs and policies in the budget.

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Below is an infographic report on the expected 500,000 jobs promised in 2018;

Budget Tracking: Breakdown of expected 500,000 jobs promised in 2018. iwatchafrica.org

Credit: Gideon Sarpong | Policy Analyst | iWatch Africa

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Gideon Sarpong

2017 Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellow: Gideon Sarpong (G. K. Sarpong) is a media practitioner with over six years of experience in content development and management, data and investigative journalism, policy analysis, production and e-commerce strategizing. Gideon is currently Director of Policy and News Content at iWatch Africa. He is also the Brands and Communication Manager for Football 360, Kwese SportsXtra, on KFS and Celebrity Fanzone, The Tonight Show, and After Hours. Gideon is an e-commerce consultant for Department of Geography & Regional Planning and Department of Religion & Human Values at the University of Cape Coast. He is a columnist for several local and international news portals. Gideon holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Policy Journalism and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability using investigative & data journalism. Gideon is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program.

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