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[…..]

Fictitious Organizations Awarding Contracts

Important Public Caution – New Information:   The Public Procurement Board or Authority does NOT: Procure for or on behalf of any Governmental Entity. Award any contract for or on behalf of any Governmental Entity. Invite tenders for or on behalf of any Governmental Entity The General Public and all visitors to our Website are[…..]

Ghana’s Public Procurement-A Benchmark For The African Sub Region

The Public Procurement Authority will be hosting the Commonwealth Public Procurement Network (CPPN) in a two-week Study Tour on Benchmarking, Monitoring and Evaluation in Ghana. This Study Tour on Benchmarking, Monitoring and Evaluation was part of a communiqué that emanated from the Second Commonwealth Public Procurement Network (CPPN) held in Accra, Ghana. The programme which[…..]

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[…..]

Reflections on Act 633 as Amended: A Year On (Part 2)

This article focuses on the perception of the Public Procurement Act 663 as amended from a practitioner’s point of view. In view of this, an interview was conducted with the Procurement Manager for the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority Mr Benjamin Baidoo. Below are excerpts from the interview. Q4. How has the amendments affected the practice[…..]