Ghana

21-Aug-2019

Working Paper 322 - Managing Natural Resource Revenue in Ghana

It is well recognized that infrastructure investment is vital for growth. However, its financial implications could be huge, which could not be met by traditional sources of financing only. Using a general equilibrium model applied to Ghana, this paper combines four fiscal rules for managing oil revenue for public investment spending: i) the government combines both oil proceeds and borrowing (baseline experiment); ii) the government saves all oil proceeds and resort to borrowing (Bird-in-Hand experiment); iii) the government invests all oil proceeds and does not borrow (Hand-to-Mouth...
06-Aug-2019

SPN - Ghana - Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods improvement Project (GASSLIP) - Construction of Household Sanitary Facilities

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online of on 12th January, 2018 on-line and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The Government of Ghana has received Financing from the African Development Bank in various currencies towards the cost of Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods Improvement Project (GASSLIP).  It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for Construction of Household Sanitary Facilities.
23-Jul-2019

EOI – Ghana - Jatropha Africa - Component 1: Land Surveillance; Mapping; Analysis; Geo-tagging Study

Jatropha Africa, Ghana, has received a Grant from the African Development Bank and intends to utilize part of this Grant towards the cost of the following Assignment: Land Surveillance; Mapping; Analysis; Geo-Tagging Study.
23-Jul-2019

Ghana - Eastern corridor road development programme - phase 1 - June 2019

The Transport Sector in Ghana has been providing efficient transportation services that serve as a catalyst for economic growth anchoring on its vision to provide “an integrated, efficient, costeffective and sustainable transportation system responsive to the needs of society, supporting growth and poverty reduction and capable of establishing and maintaining Ghana as a transportation hub of West Africa”. The Eastern Corridor along which this project is located is defined as National Road - N2 - approximately 695km and one of three north-south corridors (Eastern, Central and Western corridors...
19-Jul-2019

ICB - Ghana - Supply and installation of 33/11KV primary substation & interconnecting circuits at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi (EDSREP)

This invitation for bids follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UNDB online, issue no. AfDB408-06/14 of 13th June, 2014 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
11-Jul-2019

Green Climate Fund announces $20m for African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa’s climate resilience project in Ghana

ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, 11 July 2019 - The Green Climate Fund has announced a $20 million grant to the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program for a climate action project to support women-led farmers’ associations and micro, small and medium enterprises in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The funds will go to the “Financing Climate Resilient Agricultural Practices in Ghana” project, following approval by the Green Climate Fund board at a meeting held 6 - 8 July 2019 in Songdo, South Korea. The board members decided to increase the grant...
08-Jul-2019

EOI - GHANA - Rice Improved Productivity Enterprise (RIPE) Project

Tamanaa Company Limited has received a Grant from the African Development Bank and intends to utilize part of this Grant towards the cost of the following Assignment: To undertake climatic, soil and water studies on rice growing areas for the Tamanaa’s Rice Improved Productivity Enterprise (RIPE) Project.
28-Jun-2019

Ghana – Eastern corridor road development programme - Phase 1 - Appraisal Report

The Transport Sector in Ghana has been providing efficient transportation services that serve as a catalyst for economic growth anchoring on its vision to provide “an integrated, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transportation system responsive to the needs of society, supporting growth and poverty reduction and capable of establishing and maintaining Ghana as a transportation hub of West Africa”.The Eastern Corridor along which this project is located is defined as National Road -N2 -approximately 695km and one of three north-south corridors (Eastern, Central and Western corridors)...
27-Jun-2019

Ghana: African Development Fund loans $81.7 million for Eastern Corridor Development Programme

The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved an $81.67 million loan to co-finance sections of the 695-km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana, linking the capital, Accra with the northern hinterland and across the borders to the Sahel region. The decision was taken by the African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors at a meeting on Wednesday. Other lenders for the project are the Opec Fund for International Development, the Ghanaian Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, which is financing a connecting bridge across the Volta River. The $113.27 million project...
25-Jun-2019

Multinational - Uhuru Growth Fund I – Project Summary

Uhuru Growth Fund I is a first generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited to invest in high growth middle market businesses across West Africa, with a core emphasis on Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. The Fund will focus on making investments in the consumer and financial services sectors.
24-Jun-2019

Ghana - Country Strategy Paper 2019-2023

This document proposes the Bank Group Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Ghana for the period 2019 – 2023. The report presents how the Bank Group intends to support Ghana’s development efforts over the period of the CSP. The choice of intervention areas was informed by Ghana’s development priorities as detailed in the Medium-Term National Development Policy Framework (MTDF) 2018 – 2021 and the Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (CPESDP) 2017-2024.1 The CSP also reflects the development aspirations of government as embodied in i) the Ghana...
14-Jun-2019

EOI – Ghana - Investment preparatory activities to develop an integrated maize milling facility and a poultry farm (layers and broilers)

Philafrica Foods Ghana Limitedhas received a Grant from the African Development Bank and intends to utilize part of this Grant towards the cost of the following Assignment: investment preparatory activities to develop an integrated maize milling facility and a poultry farm (layers and broilers). The services to be provided under the Assignment include: Feasibility studies (Market; Financial;and technical), and Environmental and SocialImpact Assessment(ESIA),Study for Philafrica Foods Ghana Limited within a period of four months. The marketing feasibility involves the analysis of the...
13-Jun-2019

Switzerland gives 3.2 million Swiss francs to African Development Bank’s ‘Boost Africa’ E-Lab and urban development fund

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank on Thursday signed two agreements to fund African initiatives on the sidelines of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings. SECO contributed 3 million Swiss francs to the Entrepreneurship Lab (E-Lab) for innovative young entrepreneurs and 200,000 Swiss francs to the Urban & Municipal Development Fund for Africa (UMDF), which helps African cities plan and manage urban growth and climate-resilient development by improving governance and basic services. “These days it’...
12-Jun-2019

IFB – Ghana - Procurement of computerised numeric control (cnc), hydraulics & pneumatics machine tools & accessories and generators – (supply and install) - REP

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared on 15th March, 2013 on-line on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. Government of the Republic of Ghana has received a Loan/ Grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) in various currencies towards the cost of the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the contract for the Procurement of Computerised Numeric Control(CNC), Hydraulics & Pneumatics Machine Tools & Accessories and Generators.
05-Jun-2019

Ghana - Program on Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA): Financing climate resilient agricultural practices in Ghana - ESMS

The African Development Bank’s Feed Africa Strategy has identified innovative financing as critical to mobilizing resources for Climate Resilience Agricultural (CRA) transformation in the continent. The Risk Sharing Financing Mechanism has been proposed as one of the flagships for the Feed Africa Strategy and is premised on developing de-risking instruments, technical assistance, integrated ICT platforms, performance management, and incentives that would bridge the gaps between CRA and financing value chains. With the financial support from the AfDB, Ghana has taken the lead under this...
28-May-2019

1987-2003 - Ghana - Review of Bank Assistance to the Transport Sector

The Bank has been engaged in lending and non-lending activities in the Transport Sector of Ghana since 1978. During this time, it has financed three studies and eight projects in the road and railway sub-sectors. By the end of 2003, the loans and grants for the transport sector amounted to UA 127.37 million raised from ADB resources of UA 13.53 million, ADF resources of UA 108.57 million and from NTF resources of UA 5.27 million. This represented about 15 percent of the financing for the country.
24-May-2019

Ghana - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

Following a brief presentation on the Approach Paper of the Long Term Strategy, the focus group discussions were based on the key drivers of change in Africa, Africa’s expectations of the Bank and the required changes that the Bank must consider. The main conclusions are summarized below.
23-May-2019

EOI – Ghana - Premium Foods Limited Project Preparation Studies to enhance the Bankability of the Expanded Go Farming Project in Ghana

Premium Foods Limited has received a Grant from the African Development Bank and intends to utilize part of this Grant towards the cost of the following Assignment: To carry out project preparation studies to enhance the bankability of the Expanded Go Farming Project.
17-May-2019

West Africa Policy Notes - Note 3, Septembre 2015

The African Development Bank’s West Africa Department covers fourteen countries from Senegal to Benin. Its mission is to conduct dialogue with these countries, programme activities therein, allocate resources to various sectors of activity and define country-level and regional lending as well as work programmes. The Department’s main outputs are Economic and Sector Works, Country Strategies, Country Portfolio Performance Reviews, Country Economic Reviews. It also coordinates country portfolio management efforts, contributes to sector analytical works, supports regional organisations and...
29-Apr-2019

Ghana - Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) Project

The Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending Project (GIRSAL) is designed within the context of Ghana’s ongoing agricultural transformation including the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda II” (GSGDA II). The underlying theme of the GSGDA II is socio-economic transformation, which involves a change in the structure and composition of the national output in ways that enhance broad-based, inclusive and sustainable growth. The role of GIRSAL is to help accelerate financing and interconnectedness of the agriculture sector to ensure that across its key components...