AB Adjei, Conferred Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM)

The Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority, Mr. AB Adjei was conferred an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM), Ghana at a colourful ceremony held on Thursday, 24th January 2019 at the Marriot Hotel, Airport-City in Accra. This honorary award is in recognition of Mr. Adjei’s distinguished leadership and […]

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[…..]

Health Sector Procurement in Ghana: Weaknesses and Opportunities

The Health Sector has made significant strides in its quest to ensure that appropriate products are available for service delivery at all levels. However, there are weaknesses inherent in the process of procuring goods, services and works in the Sector that need to be addressed. The Public Procurement Authority Assessment exercise in 2016 revealed a[…..]

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[…..]

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[…..]

News: CEO Wins 2 Awards

C.E.O of PPA, Dr. A.B Adjei sweeps two prestigious awards at APSCA 2018 The Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority Dr. A.B Adjei on April 20, 2018 received two prestigious awards at the Africa Public Sector Conference and Awards (APSCA) 2018 held at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda. The[…..]

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[…..]