Logistics Managers Index

Ghana’s second Logistics Managers Index reveals slow growth in logistics activities

The second quarter 2022 Logistics Managers Index for Ghana shows that growth in the logistics sector has slowed from the first quarter. This slower growth is due to economic pressures such as high inflation, the depreciation of the cedi against the dollar and the global supply chain disruptions impacting logistics in Ghana. The Logistics Managers …

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Building resilience in women entrepreneurs

Does a woman entrepreneur’s personal resilience or the resilience of her business have a greater impact on her well-being? And does it matter what size family she has? A CARISCA researcher finds out. 

Ghana’s first Logistics Managers Index reveals growth in logistics activities

Supply chain managers need good data and information to ensure that vital goods are in stock. To support these decision-makers, CARISCA created the Logistics Managers Index (LMI) for Ghana. CARISCA released its first LMI report in June 2022. The calculated LMI for Ghana, along with the accompanying analysis of its components, provide useful insights for …

Data-Driven: Six questions with Emmanuel Quansah about building a new tool to support decision-makers in Africa 

CARISCA is working to become the go-to research center for relevant and valuable data and insights that support business operations in Ghana and Africa, enabling businesses and stakeholders to make evidence-based decisions. The African Business Managers’ Index (ABMI) is a specialized aggregated index that will provide a dashboard of indicators measuring business performance and growth …

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Challenges facing women in Ghana’s northern agricultural supply chains 

After conducting site visits in the Northern Region of Ghana to assess how to best serve women in low-income agricultural supply chains, CARISCA team members summarized their findings in a policy brief published in Ghana’s Business and Financial Times. This applied research is an instrumental part of CARISCA’s work to promote access and inclusion of …