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Franklin Cudjoe
Adjunct Fellow

Franklin Cudjoe is an Adjunct Fellow at the Independent Institute and Executive Director of Imani: The Center for Humane Education, a think-tank located in Accra, Ghana. He received his B.Sc. in economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and he works with Ghanaian Universities, Health and Economic Finance Ministries, United Kingdom’s Parliament on Global Poverty Challenge, U.K. Department for International Development, Evian Group and World Trade Organization. He has also served as a Research Fellow at the International Policy Network and Institute for Economic Studies (Paris), Country Representative for Garfield Technology Academy, Program Officer at the Institute for Economic Affairs-Ghana, Hayek Fund Scholar at the Institute for Humane Studies, and Project Coordinator for the Ghanaian-Canadian University Students Exchange Program. Mr. Cudjoe is a frequent commentator in print and broadcast media about Africa development issues, including appearances on BBC, CBC, Swiss and Swedish National TV, Austrian National Radio and varied local Ghanaian media, and he has been published or quoted in the Asian Times, Ghanaian Daily Graphic, Accra Daily Mail, Ghanaian Chronicle, My Joy, London Daily Telegraph, Wall Street Journal, African Executive, South African Star, South Africa’s Business Day, Bangkok Post, Washington Times, El Mercurio (Chile), La Republica (Costa Rica), Ottawa Citizen, San Francisco Chronicle, and Netzeitung Voice of Germany. He is author of Fighting the Diseases of Poverty, The Reality of Water Provision in Urban Africa, The Water Revolution: Practical Solutions to Water Scarcity, Ghana: An African Country’s Odyssey Through 50 years of Nationhood, and Hobbled Trade: Trade Barriers within Africa.