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Midday on Wednesday 21 March 2018 saw the much-anticipated digital release of the second-generation report on British-Ghanaians. Following a research exercise from July to November 2017 that included; 493 survey respondents, 25 focus group participants and 8 key informant interviews the results are in and the report can be read in full here.
The Report uncovered interesting trends around Identity, engagement and remittances. An overview of the key findings can be found here.
Through this research report, we’ve aimed to uncover the what, how and why of second-generation British-Ghanaians’ interaction with Ghana and their present contributions (remittance, skills and time) to its development.
On Wednesday 28 March 2018, our charity will host a Ghana Independence special forum event on identity, international development, migration and diaspora engagement.
Taking place at Regent’s University London, Tuke Hall, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4NS between 18:00- 21:00 GMT the event, titled The Future of British Ghanaian Disapora Forum will attract over 350 young professionals, entrepreneurs, CEO’s, academics, law firms, consultants, Diaspora associations and Diaspora community leaders to address mutual challenges and share information on the impact of identity and development within Ghana.
Among speakers and panellists confirmed to attend are Lord Lord Dr (Michael) Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE: Global Head of Citizenship for KPMG International and Yvonne Haizel Venture Capital Investor at Mitsui & Co amongst others
The event will act as the official launch of the second-generation research report – outlining key information such as how much they remit financially, socially, and engage/seek to contribute with Ghana’s development.
Attendees can register for tickets here
The 2018 Publication….
Scheduled for release for April 2018 (Date TBC) via futureofghana.com. The Fourth edition of the publication will transcend stereotypes, highlighting the unsung contributions of future leaders to Ghana’s development driving the conversation around Ghana’s future development on the occasion of Ghana’s 61st Independence celebrations
Future of Ghana Ltd (Registered charity no. 1148382) annually produce the Future of Ghana publication which celebrates excellence by recognising the Top 30 under 30 talent of Ghanaian decent, pioneering in industries around the world. The publication also features forward thinking articles highlighting key industries, innovators and organizations visions for Ghana and Africa.
This year’s top 30 U30 list was released live on Colourful Radio on 6 March. This year’s list an eclectic mix of talent across industries across industries featured the likes of Terry Afram, CEO of Jumia Foods, Diana Wilson a Forbes U30 scholar from the USA and Joseph Awuah-Darko the e-waste social entrepreneur. A full list of the top 30 can be found here.
ABOUT Future of Ghana:
Future of Ghana Ltd is a multiple award-winning UK registered charity with regional chapters mobilising the Diaspora community in Germany and Belgium. Our vision is a first world self-sustaining Ghana, where young people are placed at the centre of development. Our mission is to bring together Ghanaian Diaspora & Africans for the establishment of a proactive global community to achieve our mission