The Government of Ghana has issued Requests for Expressions of Interests for two PPP projects: the Eastern Railway Line project and the Boankra Inland Port project.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Ghana
On Friday 26 January, the Hon. Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo launched the Ghana PPP disclosure portal in Accra. It published information on 20 ongoing PPP projects and the disclosure framework being adopted by the Government of Ghana. This is the first time that this information has been made available to the public.
The Government of Ghana, through the Ghana Highway Authority, an agency of the Ministry of Roads and Highways, has issued a Request for Qualifications for the country's first ever Public Private Partnership project in the road sector. Interested parties are invited to prequalify for the design, financing, construction, operation, maintenance and transfer of the extended Accra-Tema Motorway Project.
The Government of Ghana (GoG) hosted a market sounding event for the Boankra Inland Port and the Eastern Railway Line PPP project last Wednesday.
The Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) seeking to develop a mixed-use complex under PPP framework located in Cantonments, a suburb of Accra, in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), as the implementing agency under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Ghana (GoG), is pursuing the procurement of private partners in the development and operations of some port and cargo terminals in the Ghanaian seaports. One of such procurement is under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) program in support of the Upgrade and Expansion of the Port of Takoradi.
The World Bank has announced it will subsidize a project to develop toilets through the PPP model in Kumasi (Ghana).
The financing package for the construction of a new container terminal in the Port of Tema, located 30 kilometers east of Accra, represents IFC’s largest port investment and biggest infrastructure mobilization to date in Sub-Saharan Africa. It includes US$195 million from IFC’s own account and US$472 million from three commercial banks – Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, and Standard Bank – as well as the Dutch development bank FMO.
The Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) has shortlisted four teams to participate in the next stage of the tender process for the Takoradi dry bulk terminal project.
Ghana's Public Private Partnership Bill has gone through its second reading granting it a safe passage into the consideration stage for the discussion and approval of proposed amendments by parliament.
The government of Ghana has launched a request for proposals (RFP) seeking qualified private developers to carry out the design, building, financing, operation and transfer (DBFOT) of five Modern Public Market Projects and two Mixed-Use Infrastructure Projects within the Accra Metropolis through the public-private partnership (PPP) model.
The Government of Ghana has approved a US$832 million tax waiver granted to Meridian Port Services for the Tema Port expansion project. The total project investment is estimated at US$1.4 billion.
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has launched the Request for Expresion of Interest (EOI) stage for the Greenfield Dry Bulk Terminal concession in Takoradi, Ghana.
According to local sources, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ghana has plans to rehabilitate the Accra Sports Stadium through the public private partnership (PPP) model.
The Ministry of Transport of Ghana has plans to select a partner for Ghana’s new national airline by the end of March.
The government of Ghana has plans to launch a tender process for the reconstruction of the Makola Market and the Rawlings Park in the Greater Accra Region through a PPP model.
The project involves the development and operation of a new container terminal in the Port of Tema, approximately 30 km east of Accra. Specifically the expansion project consists of:
The Government of Ghana through it's Ministry of interior and the Ghana Prisons Service has announced the tender process for the development of infrastructure and accommodation facilities for the Ghana Prisons Service at a new site through a public private partnership (PPP) arrangement.
Investors have announced plans to provide US$1 billion to develop the Western Corridor railway network under PPP in Ghana.
The University of Ghana and Africa Integras has achieved commercial close for a university expansion and student housing public private partnership (PPP) project.