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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER BUSAC FUND PHASE III

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FACILITY (WINDOW 5)

Building on the successful implementation of the Business Development Services (BDS) programme under BUSAC Fund Phase III, the Fund hereby announces a Call for Applications for limited support facilities under Window 5 for private sector and farmer based organizations. 

The Fund will consider applications from Private Sector Organizations on BDS modules and topics that will improve the competitiveness and growth potentials of their members. The facility will finance BDS modules and topics within the BUSAC Fund’s priority areas of Sustainable Agriculture, Green Growth and H Read more

NCF ANNOUNCES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

 

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) offers grants between EUR 250,000 and 500,000 for innovative climate change projects in 21 developing countries, including Ghana and eleven other African countries. NCF is fully financed and managed by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF)-the joint development finance institution of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. 

NFC hereby announces a call for applications from organisations that might be interested in applying for funding for their innovative climate solutions. The next application round will be open from 5 June to 5 September 2019. Eligible applicants must be reg

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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IMPACT STORIES

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

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

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

The formation of the nation's first ever music rights is helping musicians in Ghana to earn more value for their work View Detail »

NEWS FROM GRANTEES

The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Hon. Kofi Adda has assured stakeholders in the plastics manufacturing industry View Detail »

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 »

The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) offers grants between EUR 250,000 and 500,000 for innovative climate change projects in 21 de View Detail »

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FACILITY (WINDOW 5)

Building on the successful implementation of the Business Dev View Detail »

The Ministry of Business Development is developing a national entrepreneurship policy to help address most of the difficulties View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund Secretariat wishes to inform its stakeholders and the general public that the Secretariat will be closed for the View Detail »

About twenty regional executive members of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) have pledged their commitment to u View Detail »

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) organized a consultative workshop for stakeholders within Ghana’s business sect 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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