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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

BUSAC FUND INDUCTED INTO SMEGA HALL OF FAME

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund has become the first organization to be officially inducted into the Hall of fame of the Small and Medium Enterprise Ghana Awards (SMEGA). The SMEGA Hall of fame award was given to the BUSAC Fund in recognition of the Fund’s contribution towards strengthening the advocacy capacity of private sector groups and associations in Ghana.

Having already won the SME Agency award on three previous occasions, the BUSAC Fund received the SMEGA Hall of Fame Award at the 2018 SMEGA Awards night, which was held on 27th September, 2018 at the Accra International conference Centre, Accra.&n

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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Over the past 12 months the BUSAC Fund supported a number of private sector business organizations to feature prominently on GTV’s live panel discussion programme, “Business Advocate” to discuss solutions to challenges within the Ghanaian business environment. Watch all 42 episodes of the Business Advocate programme on the BUSAC Fund’s Youtube channel.

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