MEDIA 

CTED/Africa House Research Highlight Video

NYU Abu Dhabi CTED Summer Internship Highlight Video “Lending a Helping Hand with the Local Economy in Kumawu (Ghana)”



CTED’s Commodities Research Highlighted at the UAE-Ghana Official Trade and Investment Mission with H.E. Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Saleh, UAE Under Secretary of Foreign Trade and Industry (UAE Ministry of Economy)
September 4-5, 2018



Ghana TV Features CTED’s Research on Commodities and Migration in Ghana and the UAE
September 2018


Presentation on “Certification and Mutual Recognition of Skills” by Yaw Nyarko at the Abu Dhabi Dialogue Senior Officials’ Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka
May 8-9, 2018


CTED Commodities Exchange Capacity Building Program “Economics and the Transformation of Africa: Commodities Exchanges” at NYU Abu Dhabi with Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) and Ghana Commodities Exchange (GCX)  
October 30-November 2, 2017

CTED Business and Economic Roundtable with UAE Government Officials, Business Leaders, and Investors with H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana in Dubai, UAE
October 31, 2017


“Are the Migrants Better Off? Let Them Decide!" Presentation by Yaw Nyarko at 2016 NYU Development Research Institute Annual Conference
October 20, 2016


CTED’s Migration research featured in the media:

UAE Labour Mobility Reforms Create Winners and Losers,The Arab Gulf States Institute, August 22, 2016

UAE labour mobility reforms create winners and losers,The National, August 20, 2016

Migrant workers in the UAE: Wages of chagrin,” The Economist, April 9, 2016

CTED’s work in developing local tourism and cultural heritage sites with new technology and mobile apps highlighted in Ghana media:

Unlocking Africa’s rural tourism potential is crucial,Ghana News Agency, December 23, 2015

The Kumawu Palace Museum,” Ghanaweb, December 30, 2015

Unlocking Africa’s rural tourism potential is crucial,” B & FT Online, December 28, 2015

“Cross-border Technology Flows for Success: The African Mobile Revolution" Presentation by Yaw Nyarko at 2015 NYU Development Research Institute Annual Conference “Beyond the Nation State”
December 10, 2015


"How Indigenous Cocoa Entrepreneurs Transformed Ghana" Presentation by Yaw Nyarko at 2013 NYU Development Research Institute Annual Conference "Beyond the Nation: Pioneering Studies on How Development Spreads"
November 15, 2013

“mHealth: From Smartphone Apps and Sensor Streams to Behavioral Biomarkers” CTED Presentation by Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science (Cornell University)
April 23, 2013


Yaw Nyarko Signs MOU with Ethiopian Commodities Exchange (ECX) on behalf of NYU Africa House, the Development Research Institute, and the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) to conduct ECX research evaluation. Mr. Bemnet Aschenaki, Chief Strategy Officer of ECX, and Yaw Nyarko presented the objectives and scope of the partnership in a press conference at ECX offices in Addis Ababa.
July 2012


CTED Hosts Eleni Gabre-Madhin, Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), for a presentation on “Setting Up a Commodity Exchange and Doing Business in Africa"
April 25, 2012


“Somalia, the Horn of Africa and Food Security” CTED Conference at NYU Abu Dhabi
February 12, 2012


CTED and NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Host Eleni Gabre-Madhin, Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), for a Presentation on “The Making of a Market: How the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange Came to Be”
April 27, 2011