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World Bank vice-president for Western and Central Africa to visit Ghana

Ousmane Diagana

Ousmane Diagana, World Bank vice-president for Africa Western and Central, will be visiting Ghana from 7 February to 9 February 2022.

This is Ousmane Diagana’s first visit to Ghana since his appointment as vice-president for the region in July 2020.

Ousmane Diaganawill pay a courtesy call to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

He will also hold high level discussions with government officials on critical areas of the World Bank’s Ghana’s program including macro-economic, energy sector issues, COVID-19 pandemic, and vaccine rollout

Ousmane Diaganawill also hold high level discussions with other government leadership and key stakeholders, including the vice-president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta He will also visit World Bank financed projects such as the Korle Bu, the Ghana Tech Hub and Ghana Innovation Hub at the Accra Digital,

The World Bank has been in Ghana since 1957. The active portfolio is worth $2.9 billion across 25 active projects.

The portfolio is spread across several sectors, with the largest investments in finance & competitiveness (18%), Health, Nutrition & Population (13%) and social protection & jobs (13%) and urban resilience and land (10%).

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