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Ghana, the Bumpy Road to Recovery

January 20, 2016

Farmers break cocoa pods in Ghana's eastern cocoa town of Akim Akook. The decline in cocoa prices means lower revenues, making adjustment to fiscal imbalances more difficult (photo: STAFF/Reuters/Corbis)

Ghana is considered one of West Africa’s most stable democracies, and until recently it was a model for economic growth. But since 2012, the economy has taken a turn for the worse, and Ghana is now getting help from the IMF. In this podcast, IMF Mission Chief, Joël Toujas-Bernaté talks about the country’s economic challenges.

Joël Toujas-Bernaté, IMF Mission Chief for Ghana