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.[…..]

Public Procurement Practitioners in Ghana to be certified and licenced

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has announced the introduction of a comprehensive Certification and Licencing Programme for all Public Procurement Practitioners in Ghana. This was made known at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between PPA and Commerce Edge held on Friday, 15th February 2019 at the Africa Regency Hotel, Accra. Mr. AB[…..]

AB Adjei, Conferred Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM)

The Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority, Mr. AB Adjei was conferred an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM), Ghana at a colourful ceremony held on Thursday, 24th January 2019 at the Marriot Hotel, Airport-City in Accra. This honorary award is in recognition of Mr. Adjei’s distinguished leadership and[…..]

The African Network of Experts in Public Procurement

Public Procurement Experts and Practitioners from almost all forty-five nations in Africa as well as representatives from development agencies like the World Bank, Africa Development Bank and others, are gathered at the capital city of Togo, West Africa for the creation of the much awaited Network of African Experts and Practitioners. As a follow-up to[…..]