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BUSAC FUND AND PRIVATE SECTOR ADVOCACY IN GHANA

Every government since the start of the Fourth Republic has identified the private sector as an engine for inclusive economic growth. Data from the Ghana Statistical Service indicates that the private sector’s contribution to the GDP has seen exponential growth over the past decades. With government ambitiously pursuing Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for infrastructure development, it is estimated that private capital and private sector share of the economy would increase thereby creating more jobs and bringing in revenue for the government.

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BUSAC FUND ORGANIZES BUSAC@10 FORUM

After 10 years of enhancing the advocacy capacity of the Ghanaian private sector, the BUSAC Fund organized an End of Project Forum aimed at sharing the Fund’s impact on the Ghanaian private sector, achievements and lessons learnt with its stakeholders. The forum, which also marked the tenth anniversary of the Fund’s operations in Ghana, was used to trigger discussions about how to promote public-private dialogue and partnership to enhance Ghana’s economic development in the next phase of the Fund. The forum themed “Celebrating 10 years of business advocacy in Ghana” was held on 19th May 2016 at the Holiday Inn

BUSAC FUND INDUCTED INTO TOURISM HALL OF FAME

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund won a “Special Award” at the maiden edition of the Ghana Tourism Hall of Fame awards ceremony held on 14th October 2016 in Accra.

The award was given in recognition of the Fund’s unflinching support for the development of the tourism sector in Ghana. The BUSAC Fund was accordingly inducted into the Ghana Tourism Hall of Fame at a colourful ceremony organized by the Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF). The BUSAC Fund Manager, Mr. Nicolas J. Gebara was at the event to receive the award on behalf of the Fund.

During a decade of enhancing the advocacy capacity

CALL FOR CONCEPT NOTES FOR CALL #1 UNDER BUSAC FUND PHASE III

The BUSAC Fund hereby announces the 1st call for concept notes under the third phase of the BUSAC Fund Programme. The Fund is accessible through a competitive demand-driven mechanism and a transparent selection of the advocacy actions proposed by Private Sector Organisations (PSOs). As a component under DANIDA’s Support to Private Sector Development Phase III (SPSD III) programme, the BUSAC Fund III engagement is expected to lead to an “improved business environment through enhanced advocacy capacity of private sector organisations and creation of platforms for private-public dialogue”.

To achieve this expected

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IMPACT STORIES

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NEWS FROM GRANTEES

Cocoa farmers in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region on Tuesday called on stakeholders to provide them with adequate View Detail »

Members of Ayensu Cassava Farmers Association (ACFA) have expressed the need for the government to allow them to own adequate s View Detail »

Insolvency and restructuring practitioners in the country are calling for the speedy passage of the Corporate Insolvency Bill i View Detail »

In collaboration with the Ghana Journalists' Association, the BUSAC Fund brings the educative and insightful b View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund hereby announces the 1st call for concept notes under the third phase of the BUSAC Fund Programme. The Fund is a View Detail »

Every government since the start of the Fourth Republic has identified the private sector as an engine for inclusive economic g View Detail »

After 10 years of enhancing the advocacy capacity of the Ghanaian private sector, the BUSAC Fund organized an End of Project Fo View Detail »

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund has been recognized once again by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghan View Detail »

The import of cheap sub-standard vegetable oils into the country is killing the local oil palm industry, Samuel Awonnea Avaala, View Detail »

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund won a “Special Award” at the maiden edition of the Ghana Touris View Detail »

GRANTEE VIDEO DOCUMENTARIES

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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