PPA’s Board Inaugurated

On 28th September 2021, a nine-member board of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) was sworn into office by the Deputy Minister of Finance Dr. Ampontuah Kumah.  The board is chaired by Prof. Ameyaw-Akumfi, the former Minister of Education, Mr. Frank Mante, Hon. Diana Asona Dapah, Mr. Hayford Amoah, Madam Ernestina Swatson, Dr. Alhassan Iddrisu, Mr. […]

PPA inaugurates a 17-Member Steering Committee for GHANEPS

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has inaugurated and sworned in a 17-member Steering Committee to oversee the successful implementation of the Ghana Electronic Procurement System (GHANEPS). GHANEPS is being implemented under the eTransform Project which is being undertaken by the Ministry of Communication with funding support from the World Bank. e-Procurement or electronic procurement promotes[…..]

PPA hosts GPPA

A five-member delegation from the Gambia Public Procurement Authority (GPPA) has paid a two-weeks working visit to Ghana to familiarise themselves with the country’s procurement processes, spearheaded by the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). The visit will offer an opportunity for both Regulators to learn and share best country experiences and practices. The delegation led by[…..]

Roll Out of GHANEPS in the Western Region

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has organized a four-day training session of procurement officers in the Western Region as part of the Roll-Out of the Ghana Electronic Procurement System (GHANEPS). The training started on Monday 17th May and ended on Thursday 20th May 2021.                     The[…..]

Training Calendar for Second & Third Quarters of 2021

Who should Attend: Public Sector Procurement Managers & Practitioners, Tender Evaluation Panel Members, Auditors, Legal Officers, Finance Officers, Engineers/QS and all officers who are involved in the preparation of tenders/proposals. The Training Workshops provide opportunities for Procurement Practitioners, Entity Tender Committee Members and Tender Evaluation Panel Members to acquire further insights into the preparation Tender[…..]

Advertiser’s Announcements

The Public Procurement Authority wishes to bring to the attention of Procurement Entities (PEs) the following important announcements: Advertisement of tender notices Pursuant to section 47(4) of the Public Procurement Act,2003(Act 663) as amended, all Procurement Entities are required to advertise their tender notices on the website of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). This is[…..]

Guidelines to Public Entities on the conduct of procurement during the shutdown period as a result of COVID-19

31st March, 2020 The Public Procurement Authority pursuant to its mandate under Section 3 of the Public Procurement Act 2003 (Act 663) as amended by the Public Procurement (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act 914), and mindful of its oversight responsibilities as the Regulator of Public Procurement in Ghana, hereby provides the following guidelines to aid in[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]