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STAKEHOLDERS DELIBERATE ON DRAFT NATIONAL MSME POLICY

 

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) organized a consultative workshop for stakeholders within Ghana’s business sector to collate inputs to help enhance the draft National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Policy for Ghana.

With the support of the BUSAC Fund and its development partners, Danida, USAID and the EU, the workshop was held in Accra on November 13, 2018 for stakeholders within the southern sector as part of the consultative process for the validation of the National MSME Policy.

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GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS - PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

President Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged government’s unflinching support for the growth and development of women enterprises in Ghana. 

President Akufo-Addo assured stakeholders within the private sector that Government is currently restructuring NBSSI to enable the institution to provide top-notch enterprise development services to MSMEs in Ghana.

“NBSSI will coordinate all programmes designed to integrate MSMEs into agricultural and industrial value chains with market linkages to investment opportunities, being promoted by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, under our flagship “One District, On

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY WORKS ON POLICY

 

The Ministry of Business Development is developing a national entrepreneurship policy to help address most of the difficulties faced by entrepreneurs.

It has started the process by successfully initiating a draft document of the policy. The ministry, as part of its broader stakeholder engagement in the development of the policy, has met with stakeholders in the private sector, including the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and the Private Enterprise Federation, to introduce them to the document and solicit their inputs to fine-tune it.

 

BUILD INDIGENOUS CAPACITY TO PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL CONTENT POLICIES

Accra, Sept. 6, GNA - Participants at a high level forum in Accra to discuss emerging issues in Ghana’s implementation of Local Content policies said local participation could be achieved through adequate indigenous capacity building in terms of finance and skills.

Majority of the participants said lack of coherence and harmonisation in local content policies and their implementation could lead to reduced transparency, undermining of local content enforcement, which affected investor confidence.

The forum, which was organised by Imani Africa, with support from BUSAC Fund, was attended by representatives from the diplo

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