The Future of Ghana is a global movement dedicated to — showcasing, nurturing and mobilizing Ghana’s talented youth for the development of Ghana

This year’s Publication launched on March 6th 2017. In addition to showcasing Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 pioneering youth from around the world, the Publication also features forward thinking articles, features and interviews highlighting key industries, innovators and organizations vision for Ghana and Africa.

The nomination process began in October 2016 and closed December 2016. The top 30 were independently selected by the 2017 Future of Ghana Judges. The selection was based on content provided by nominators and the guiding nomination criteria made public at the start of the campaign. The framework used to select the Top 30 U30 is guided by a constitution which can be read here:

The Publication is entering it’s forth year and is a benchmark that is helping to catalyse and encourage greater youth participation with the development of Ghana whilst acting as a visual source of inspiration for the emerging generation and a talent resource for investors and organizations.

Future of Ghana Publication


Future of Ghana 2017 Publication: Ghana's Top 30 U30

The Future of Ghana Publication is an annual publication dedicated to showcasing and nurturing Ghana’s leading talent from around the world. The publication features Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 pioneering young talent impacting industries globally and forward thinking articles and features.

The publication transcends stereotypes, highlighting the unsung contributions future leaders and organisations are making to the Ghana’s and the world’s economic development.

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For Press and Media enquires, please contact Mr Anim-Antwi:

  • "It is refreshing to see young Ghanaians in the Diaspora so forward thinking and genuinely passionate about our nation’s future. I can see history in the making."

    James Barnor - Patron & Ghana's first photo journalist

  • "It is heart warming to realize that young people of Ghanaian heritage are mobilizing themselves to contribute to the development efforts of their motherland, Ghana"

    H.E. Ambassador Victor Emmanuel Smith - Ghana High Commissioner (UK)

  • "Although am not Ghanaian, I believe that I am a global citizen thus the future of Ghana is relevant to me too"

    Ashesi University Student - Ghana

Calling all 2nd Generation British Ghanaian's...


2017 Research Survey

The Future of Ghana’s research study on 2nd generation British Ghanaians aims to:
– Build a profile of who 2nd generation British Ghanaians are
– How 2nd generation British Ghanaians engage/wish to engage with Ghana and
– Why British Ghanaians wish to engage with Ghana
– Help form/recommend to government improved ways to better engage 2nd generation British Ghanaians with opportunities in Ghana

Our goal is to ensure that the second generations collective voices are represented, which we hope will add to the diaspora conversation, help shape policy and contribute to Ghana’s diaspora engagement efforts.

Click here to take the survey:
Click here for more information about why we are conducting this survey:

  • "The Diaspora community is equally committed to the challenge of being equal and recognised partners in the government’s development effort"

    Director of the Diaspora Relations Office at the Presidency - Mr Akwasi Awua Ababio

2017 FOG Publication Judging Panel

Lord Dr (Michael) Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE

Future of Ghana: Judge

Her Royal Highness Naa Tsotsoo Soyoo I

Future of Ghana: Judge

Sangu Delle

Future of Ghana: Judge

Nana Aba Anamoah

Future of Ghana: Judge

James Barnor

Future of Ghana: Judge

Team Members

Arnold Sarfo-Kantanka

Chair & Founder

Ben Anim-Antwi

Editor-in-Chief & Director of Communications

Sandra Osei-Asare

Programme Manager

Samuel Mensah-Bonsu

Creative Director

Celine Akosua Henry

Research/Administrator (Intern)

Dr Jermaine Bamfo

Deputy Editor

Benjamina Dadzie

Communications & Social Media Executive Intern

Lucy Larbi

Regional Manager (Germany)

William Takyi

Research/Administrator (Intern)

Tom-Chris Emewulu

Regional Manager (Ghana)

Derrick Owusu Amoako

PR Manager


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