Thank you to all our industry partners for their support. To find out more about our partners, click on the logos below.
Association of Ghana Industries
AGI is a not-for-profit organisation, registered in Ghana. AGI was established in 1957 and incorporated in 1958 by a group of indigenous manufacturers, led by Dr. (Mrs) Esther Ocloo. Today, AGI has over 1200 members across all the regions of Ghana and is recognised as the leading voice of the private sector.
To contribute substantially to the growth and development of industries in Ghana;
To create a supportive and competitive business climate, which will make Ghanaian companies internationally competitive
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre is Ghana’s foremost investment attraction and promotion agency under the Office of the President.
Guided by the GIPC Act 2013 (Act 865), the Centre courts and facilitates valuable investments to stimulate economic growth, unlock opportunities and spur job creation. The Centre also provides a diligent team of resource persons to furnish investors with insight and necessary guidelines towards a successful integration into the Ghanaian World of business, and as such remains the first point of contact for all foreign investors coming to Ghana.
Our vision is to make Ghana the first destination of choice for investing in Africa by providing seamless one-stop-shop high value added services.
To maintain Ghana as a choice destination for investment and ensure that your investments are safe and profitable in an ever-changing economic landscape, some of our strategic functions include:
– Formulation of investment promotion policies and plans, incentives, and marketing strategies to attract both foreign and local investments
– Initiating and supporting measures that will enhance the investment climate for our Ghanaian and non-Ghanaian enterprises
-Organize and participate in promotional activities such as exhibitions, conferences, and seminars to stimulate investment
-We collect, collate analyze and disseminate information about investment opportunities and sources of investment capital, incentives available to investors and go an extra mile to provide advisory services to you our investors and more.
Find out more about our mandate by clicking on the link below.
The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GNCCI) is an association of business operators, firms, and industries with interests spanning every sector of private enterprise in Ghana. As an advocacy organisation, the GNCCI was established with the prime objective of promoting and protecting commercial and industrial interests in the country (Legislative Instrument 611 of 1968).
The Chamber represents the voice of the business community with total commitment to playing a leadership role towards propelling Ghana’s economy to higher heights. As an autonomous business support organisation, we serve as a link between established businesses, the emerging sector, and government at the various levels while offering our members a myriad of business support services.
To this end, the Chamber has and will continue to influence government policies and programmes, which will inure to the benefit of the private sector while promoting the overall development of the Ghanaian economy.
Our vision is to provide leadership for the growth and prosperity of businesses in Ghana.
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France Ghana (CCIFG) is a private association which brings together companies and professionals from various sectors of the Ghanaian economy who want to develop their business in Ghana, in France or abroad. It supports the business development of French and Ghanaian companies by facilitating trade and financial exchanges between France and Ghana. The Chamber participates in the promotion of Ghana among French players and accompanies them in their approach to the Ghanaian market. The CCIFG also supports Ghanaian companies in developing their international potential.
The Canada Ghana Chamber of Commerce is an organization whose prime mission is to promote the interests of Canada Ghana Chamber of Commerce (CANCHAM) members by providing advocacy, business information, networking opportunities and services that encourage bilateral trade between Canada and Ghana.
The Food and Beverage Association of Ghana (FABAG) is a national trade association of the food and beverage industry in Ghana, representing food and beverage manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, retailers etc. The association was founded in 2003 and currently represents close to 100 businesses. Membership is also open to other players in the food delivery chain including transporters and equipment manufacturers.
The Ghana Nigeria Business Council (GNBC) supports and promotes trade and commercial relations between Ghana and Nigeria.
The GNBC’s key objective is to promote trade between Ghana and Nigeria and encourage a smooth transition and provide the necessary support for interested parties to set up trade in Ghana.
GNBC is also partnered with Nigeria Ghana Business Council which equally helps facilitate Ghanaian businesses wanting to set up in Nigeria.
The Institute of Packaging, Ghana (IOPG) is a registered professional body operating in Ghana. Following its inauguration on 3rd November 2003, the IOPG has been at the forefront of promoting packaging practice in GHana and in the West Africa sub-region. This is through the provision of traning, advocacy, business advisory, research and consultancy services to the packaging, industrial, and commercial sectors.
The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) (formerly National Board for Small-Scale Industries (NBSSI) is a government agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The GEA is mandated by the Ghana Enterprises Agency Act, 2020 (Act 1043) to promote and develop MSMEs in Ghana. The NBSSI was replaced by the Ghana Enterprises Agency in November 2020. It aims to interrelate, administer and stimulate the development of MSMEs.
Invest In Africa is a not for profit with a vision to create prospering African economies. We catalyse African SME growth by improving their access to markets, skills, and finance. Thus, we develop globally competitive African businesses and create opportunities and jobs across the continent’s key sectors. We operate in Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Mauritania. To date, IIA has facilitated market linkages worth over $200m, facilitated finance worth $12m and trained over 15,000 SMEs to become competitive. The firms’ professional experiences include:
Implementing partner for Mastercard Foundation Resilience and Recovery Programme and Market Access program that supported over 10,000 SMEs and facilitated market linkages worth $38 million+. June 2020 to June 2022.
Implemented consultancy services for developing and operationalisation of a business-to-business marketplace in Zambia funded by the World Bank.
Implemented Consultancy services for the design and implementation of a business Linkage programme program and a business-to-business marketplace funded by the African Development Bank in Ghana, Senegal, Madagascar. Nov 2014 to-date.
Implemented Consultancy services for the establishment and piloting of credit guarantee scheme in Kenya funded by USAID.
The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is a government agency mandated by the Public Health Act, 2012 (Act 851), to provide and enforce standards for the manufacture, importation, exportation, sale and distribution of food, drugs (herbal/allopathic/veterinary), cosmetics, medical devices, household chemical substances, tobacco and tobacco products, blood and blood products and the regulation of Clinical Trials in a bid to safeguard public health and safety.
Vision - To protect the health and safety of people in Ghana and be a global centre of excellence for food and medicinal product regulation.
Mission - The FDA exists to assure the safety, quality and efficacy of human and veterinary drugs, food, biological products, cosmetics, medical devices, household chemical substances and clinical trials, and the control and use of tobacco products, through the enforcement of relevant standards to protect public health.
Objective - To provide and enforce standards for the sale of food, herbal medicinal products, cosmetics, drugs, medical devices and household chemical substances.
The organisational culture at the FDA is characterised by,
Integrity, Teamwork and Accountability
Corporate Services Division
Health Products and Technologies Division
Technical Operations Division
WHAT WE DO
Registration of Products - We approve products before they are sold and distributed on the market.
Good Manufacturing Practices - We inspect and license manufacturing facilities and warehouses (local and abroad) to ensure they meet the standards.
Post Market Surveillance - We check products on the markets, shops etc. to know if they are safe, quality and if they meet standards.