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BUSAC FUND WINS 2016 SME AGENCY AWARD

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund has, for the third time, won the SME Agency Award at the 2017 edition of the Small and Medium Enterprise Ghana Awards (SMEGA). The award was given in recognition of the BUSAC Fund’s significant interventions that enhanced the advocacy capacity of the Ghanaian Private Sector in the year 2016. 

Organizers of the annual SMEGA awards ceremony honoured the BUSAC Fund for playing a prominent and proactive role in improving the business environment through support for private sector business advocacy, promotion and development of SMEs, as well as providing solutions that enhan Read more

BSIFF UNVEILS FIRST LADY AS PATRON

The first lady, H. E. Rebecca Akuffo Addo has urged the creative arts centre to use film as a medium for enhancing the image of Ghana on the global stage and promoting national development. 

Mrs Akuffo-Addo made the statement while addressing guests at the Black Star International Film (BSIFF) symposium held at the African Regent Hotel in Accra on 22nd January 2018. 

At the symposium which was themed, “Film as a tool for changing the narrative for women”, Mrs Akuffo-Addo was officially unveiled as a patron of the Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF), alongside the Managing Director of CAL Ban

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CALL # 1 UNDER BUSAC FUND III - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FACILITY (WINDOW 5)

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund is a programme set up to strengthen the advocacy capacity of private sector business groups and associations in Ghana. The Fund is accessible through a competitive demand-driven mechanism and is supported by DANIDA (Lead Development Partner), European Union and USAID. The third phase of the BUSAC Fund (BUSAC III) builds upon the experiences gained from previous phases (BUSAC I & II) and is aimed at further improving the business environment in Ghana to facilitate private sector growth.

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THIRD PHASE OF BUSAC FUND OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED

The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), the European Union (EU) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) successfully launched the third phase of the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund on September 20, 2017.  

Present at the meeting were dignitaries including the Danish Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Tove Degnbol; the EU Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. William Hanna; the USAID Ghana Mission Director, Sharon L. Cromer; the Minister for Labour and Employment Relations, Hon. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah; Chief Director of the Ministry of Business Development, Mr. Joe Tackie and the Vice Chairma

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IMPACT STORIES

A 23 year old female farmer  and member of the Unity and Progressive Women Farmers Cooperative Society Limited (PUWOFACS), View Detail »

There is no doubt that the approval by the Parliament of Ghana for the removal of over 40% tax levied on printing materials is View Detail »

Eradication of diseased plants is helping cassava farmers belonging to the Apex Farmers Association of Ghana (APFOG) to increas View Detail »

The formation of the nation's first ever music rights is helping musicians in Ghana to earn more value for their work.
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NEWS FROM GRANTEES

Accra, Feb. 5, GNA -The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector has proposed to government to legislate inter View Detail »

The National Chairman of the Council of Indigenous Business Associations (CIBA), Shallovern Srodah has lamented that despite th View Detail »

The first lady, H. E. Rebecca Akuffo Addo has urged the creative arts centre to use film as a medium for enhancing the image of View Detail »

A comprehensive study on Ghanaian seas and air ports has revealed the need for the country to quicken up pace for implementatio View Detail »

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry in charge of Trade, Hon. Carlos Ahenkorah has stated that Government’s coordina View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund has awarded BDS grants to a total of twelve (12) business associations on 20th February 2018 to enable View Detail »

The first lady, H. E. Rebecca Akuffo Addo has urged the creative arts centre to use film as a medium for enhancing the image of View Detail »

The Construction Sector of the Association of Ghana Industries has recently inaugurated a Public-Private Sector Dialogue (PPD) View Detail »

The partnership between Margins Group and Denmark is yielding positive results, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Margins Gr View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund Secretariat wishes to inform all stakeholders that the deadline for the submission of applications for grants un 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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