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

Gideon Sarpong is a policy analyst and media practitioner with close to a decade of experience in policy, data and investigative journalism. Gideon is a co-founder of iWatch Africa. He is an author; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation, Commonwealth Youth Program ,Free Press Unlimited and Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. Gideon is the founder of Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ghana. He was a 2021 Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence, Italy and 2020/21 Open Internet For Democracy Leader. Gideon was also a 2022 Visiting Scholar/Reuters Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK and was selected as a 2022 TRF/Trust Conference Changemaker. He is currently the Africa Regional Cordinator for Environmental Justice Foundation and a 2023 Pulitzer ORN Fellow. Email: gideonsarpong@iwatchafrica.org.
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