PPA organizes Contract Administration workshops

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has organized two sessions of Contract Administration Workshops for goods and works for procurement practitioners, review committees and personnel of oversight bodies at Crystal Palm Hotels on 25th-28th November, 2019 and 3rd -5th December 2019. The workshop was targeted at personnel who undertake day to day Contract Management in their […]

PPA’s acting CEO attends Africa Public Procurement Summit in Senegal

The 2nd week of November, 2019 was hectic in the Wolof city of Dakar in Africa’s most westerly point-Senegal, as Heads of African Public Procurement Regulatory Authorities, Procurement Experts, and representatives from Governments congregated in the plush King Fahd Palace Hotel for the first General Assembly of the African Public Procurement Network (APPN). The gathering[…..]

Gambian Delegation visits PPA

A six-member delegation from the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) has paid a working visit to Ghana to familiarise themselves with the country’s procurement processes, spearheaded by the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). The delegation led by Abdoulie Tambedou, Director General of the GPPA shared experiences in public procurement with the various departments of the PPA[…..]

PPA holds review workshop on standards for tender documents

The Public Procurement Authority, PPA, has held a workshop to review its guidelines and standards tender document for framework agreement and to build a more robust oversight function of independent government institutions and Parliament. This, according to the PPA, is within the wider context of the Ghana Beyond Aid vision to improve economic governance and[…..]

PPA saves GH¢2.7 billion in 31 months

The Public Procurement Authority has saved the country GH¢2.7 billion over the past 31 months. The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta disclosed this during the presentation of the 2019 Mid-Year budget review of the government in Parliament on Monday 29th July, 2019 He said the savings were made between January 2017 and July 2019 from[…..]

ESQR Quality Choice Prize 2019

PPA receives 2019 ESQR Quality Choice Prize

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has received a Quality Choice Prize Award in Berlin (Germany) from the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR).  The award presented to the CEO of PPA Mr. AB Adjei and some Board Members was in recognition of its prominent initiatives and the demonstration of exceptional leadership in quality management that[…..]

World Bank Visits PPA

World Bank Delegation in Ghana – Electronic Government Procurement

On Tuesday 11th June 2019 a World Bank Delegation made up of representatives from the World Bank Offices in Ghana, Nigeria and Washington visited the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). The delegation was made up of the Lead Procurement Specialist (Lagos) Mr. Bayo Awosemusi, Senior Procurement Specialist (Washington) Mr. Hunt La Cascia, Senior Procurement Specialists Mr.[…..]

Ghana rolls out first e-Procurement in West Africa

Ghana rolls out E-Procurement in West Africa Ghana has become the first country in the West Africa sub-region to establish an electronic procurement system for the public sector. This was announced by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, during the launch of Ghana’s Electronic Procurement System named GHANEPS in Accra on Tuesday, 30th April, 2019.[…..]