Ghana’s transport infrastructure has undergone significant upgrades over the course of recent years, boosting the country’s logistics, tourism and industrial capacity. Continued expansion of the industrial sector is a cornerstone of the government’s plans to revamp the economy to make it less dependent on commodities and tax revenue. Inadequate rural-urban connectivity and insufficient urban transport remain major hindrances to broader economic growth, but the government’s concerted efforts to remedy the underlying issues could see the transport sector become a key component in attracting greater inflows of foreign direct investment. Looking ahead, improved connectivity for rural areas is also high on the government’s transport agenda, as the authorities have identified the need for more bridges to connect rural villages and towns with the main arteries.
This chapter contains an interview with Miishe Addy, Co-founder and CEO, Jetstream Africa.