Women to get 20% procurement contracts – Ofori-Atta

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As part of measures to help address the impact of COVID-19 on the incomes of women in Ghana, government says it is activating a policy to have 20 per cent of procurement awarded to women.

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, disclosed this today, Thursday, July 29, 2021, when he delivered the Mid-Year fiscal policy review of the budget statement and economic policy of the government in Parliament.

Mr Ofori-Atta also said women would also be supported with specific capacity building programmes and will be empowered to leverage the gender-sensitive lending policies to be implemented by DBG.


Source: graphic.com.gh


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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