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SECOND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS UNDER BUSAC FUND PHASE 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 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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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

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMISSION OF CONCEPT NOTES

The BUSAC Fund Secretariat wishes to inform all stakeholders that the deadline for the submission of concept notes under windows 2 to 5 has been extended to 5:30pm on Monday, 18th June, 2018. However, the submission of concept notes under window 1 is now closed until the next call for concept notes is announced.

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 »

President Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged government’s unflinching support for the growth and development of women ent View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund Secretariat wishes to inform all stakeholders that the deadline for the submission of concept notes under window View Detail »

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund is a programme set up to strengthen the advocacy capacity of private sector View Detail »

The BUSAC Fund hereby announces the second call for concept notes under the third phase of the BUSAC Fund Programme. As a compo 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 »

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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