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GIIF Environmental & Social Impact Policy
The Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund a body corporate wholly owned by the Republic of Ghana and established pursuant to the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Act, 2014, Act 877, (“the Act”) the Fund’s mandate is to mobilize, manage, coordinate and provide financial resources for investment in a diversified portfolio of infrastructure projects in Ghana for national development.
The Government of Ghana, like many governments worldwide, is increasingly looking for mechanisms to close this infrastructure financing gap. Innovative approaches to infrastructure investment and finance and sustainable public procurement will be critical to this success. The establishment of the GIIF is one such innovative approach in catalyzing other sources of finance by leveraging its capital with private sector capital for financing infrastructure projects. The establishment of the Fund further provides the nation with the opportunity to systematically tackle the complex demands of infrastructure financing and investment. It will partner with the private sector to finance critical infrastructure projects.
The objective of the GIIF is to mobilise, manage, coordinate and provide financial resources;
- To catalyse the development of critical infrastructure in Ghana; and
- To generate a financial return for its shareholders