PPA organizes 9th Annual Public Forum (photo story)

On 11th December 2019, the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) organized its 9th Annual Public Forum at the Academy of Arts and Sciences, Airport-Accra. In attendance were representatives from the Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, the Central Tender Review Committee, various heads of Ministries, Municipal and District Assemblies, heads of procurement units as […]

e-Procurement – Phase II in the offing

Following the launch of Ghana’s Electronic Procurement System dubbed “GHANEPS” by the Vice President H.E Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on April 30, 2019, the Public Procurement Authority continues to strive in its efforts to digitize the public procurement in the country. This comes in the wake of Ghana’s national agenda to digitize the economy in order[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]