Reflections on Act 633 as Amended: A Year On (Part 1)

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. Q1. Were you in support of the Amendment […]

Secrets Of Submitting Winning Tenders

Pay attention to the basics: Presentation and orderliness is very important Page numbering, spell-check and a grammar check should be very well done. Use numbered sections and clear headings Provide an index, or a section divider to ensure that the evaluating panel can locate thighs easily. Get someone who did not write it to prove[…..]

Public Procurement, Going Global and Local

According to a World Bank Group Study on Local Content Policies in 2013, Local Content requirement is a regulation that provides for a specific fraction of final goods, works and services to be procured domestically.  Some nations include other parameters in their local content definitions by requiring that some proportion of national ownership in the production[…..]

PPA’S Board Inaugurated

The reconstituted governing board of the Public Procurement Authority, (PPA) have been tasked to work assiduously to ensure value for money in government procurement. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare made this statement during the inauguration of a nine member reconstituted board of the PPA. She entreated them to put measures in place[…..]