Women To Get 20% Procurement Contracts - Ofori-Atta

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.