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Paradigm shift needed to drive ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ —CIMG

By: Jessica Acheampong

The National President of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG), Mr Kojo Mattah, has said a paradigm shift in the current development trajectory of the country is required to help drive the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda. 

He said this had become important because there was no evidence of how any single country in the world had developed through dependence on aid.

“There is a malaise that needs urgent cure and is again a recognition that our current development trajectory needs an immediate paradigm shift. “It is clear that no nation on earth has woven its way out of poverty and created equal opportunities for her citizens with an over-reliance on imported goods without a concerted effort towards industrialisation,” he said at the 29th annual CIMG Marketing Performance Awards held in Accra at the weekend.

He said the government’s resolve to move Ghana from the claws of an aid-dependent and beggar-bowl economy, to a self-sufficient and prosperous nation,