The Role of the Paperless Procurement System

Vice President Dr Mohammadu Bawumia has stated that Ghana will go paperless on most of its activities. Based on this, several State Institutions such as the Passport office, the Registrar General and Controller Accountant General’s Department and Public Procurement Authority, Immigration, the Judiciary as well as some medical facilities are going digital. The introduction of […]

PPA host officers from the Central Internal audit Agency of Zimbabwe

On Thursday,11th November,2021, the Public Procurement Authority(PPA) hosted a Nine-Man delegation from the Central Internal Audit Agency of Zimbabwe who are Ghana to understudy Ghana’s Public Financial Management Systems. Mr. Kwame Prempeh, Deputy CEO, PPA in his welcome remarks, indicated that, the Authority is pleased to have been chosen by the delegation as one of[…..]

PPA organizes Capacity Building Workshop on Contract Administration

The Public Procurement Authority on Wednesday,10th November,2021 begun a 3-day capacity building workshop on Contract Administration on Consultancy and Technical Service Contracts. This training forms part of series of trainings and capacity building activities outlined for the third quarter of the year. In his opening remarks, Mr. Abraham Ablorh Mensah, Chief Finance /Operations Officer of[…..]

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 organizes PASSAG Quiz Competition

The Public Procurement Authority has organized and sponsored the maiden edition of the Procurement and Supply Students Association of Ghana (PASSAG) Quiz Competition held on Friday, June 26th, 2021, at the Koforidua Technical University (KTU). Koforidua Technical University emerged the winner of the day with 42 points, after three rounds, beating Accra Technical University (ATC),[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]

Updates on GHANEPS

On Tuesday 6th April, 2021, while our On-boarding team was in Tarkwa to kick-start the roll-out of the Ghana Electronic Procurement System (GHANEPS) in the Western Region, our Training team was training a batch of Service Providers (Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants) at our training hub at the Accra Digital Centre in Accra. The first Roll-Out[…..]

New Year Message from the AG. CEO of PPA

It’s the beginning of a New Year (2021) and I would like to say Happy New Year to all our stakeholders and the general public. 2020 was a tough year globally as the world was hit with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Businesses, Organizations, and Governments had to quickly adapt and navigate through these challenging times to[…..]

Setting the Standard Right – Tender Preparation and Evaluation Workshops Organized

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has organized six (6) training workshops on the preparation and evaluation of tender documents using the Revised Standard Tender Documents (STDs) for Goods, Works, Consultancy and Technical Services. A total of 649 participants took part in the six training workshops.   These 4-days-a-week workshops were held at the Crystal Palm Hotels[…..]