Project

Report
PPP PROGRAMME UPDATE
Public Private
Partnership in Ghana
6 November 2014
Government of Ghana
MOF - PID
Accra Ghana,2014
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OUTLINE

PID – Who we are and what we do

Objectives of the PPP Policy

Our accomplishments

Communications Strategy

Key Projects
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PUBLIC INVESTMENT DIVISION

MOF, 4 Units – PFA, PAU, PE, SPU

Developing a national public investment policy

We advice government on the best ways of
implementing development projects

We ensure efficient allocation of resources for
public investments

We perform gateway and advisory functions
regarding all public sector projects and provide
oversight management of SOEs

We are implementing the national PPP programme
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Background
 Demand for infrastructure increased – inadequate
funding;
 Proven involvement of the private sector – energy
provision;
 Clear benefit for both the public and private sector
entities resulting in increased value for money
 Effective maintenance and renewal of public services.
 As an emerging lower middle income country
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Objectives of Ghana PPP Policy

Combine public and private resources to build infrastructure;

Encourage and facilitate investment by the private sector;

Increase the availability of public infrastructure

Improve service quality and efficiency of projects;

Set up efficient and transparent institutional arrangements for the
delivery of PPP Projects;

Provide a framework for identifying, developing efficient risk mitigation
and sharing mechanisms;

Encourage and promote indigenous Ghanaian private sector
participation
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OUR ONGOING WORK

Assisting MDAs to process and manage PPP projects,
through TA support, capacity building and advisory services;

Working with relevant institutions to legislate on a PPP law
leading to the establishment of appropriate regulations and
guidelines;

Working to complete the development of several pipeline PPP
projects

Training public sector officials to become proficient in PPP
project management

Working with Ghana’s private sector and engaging them for
efficient PPP project delivery

Sensitizing the programme’s key publics on the rationale,
benefits and requirements of the PPP programme

Work on developing a Project Development Fund (PDF)
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OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS - I

Developed and operationalized a public investment
management system, PIMS

Adopted a national Policy on PPP –

Drafted a PPP Law for passage with several
stakeholder participation

Sponsored and participated in conferences and
workshops (local and international) that have
exposed public sector officials to best practices in
PPP project management;

Established the FCTC
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OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS - II

A comprehensive capacity building exercise is still
ongoing. We organized successful study tours to
Malaysia, Singapore (2), South Africa and Lesotho,
S. Korea

Comprehensive capacity building programme –
institutional and individual level

Trained over 200 Ghanaians in PPP project
management

Engaged the Institute of Languages to translate the
policy into 6 local languages and Hausa for more
efficient programme communications, dialogue and
engagement.
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Communication Strategy I
Media Platforms
 Media Platforms
Non-Media Platforms
Posters

Traditional Media
Billboards

TV

Radio
Digital
Communications/Media/Mar
keting including:

Newspapers

Magazines

Brochures and Flyers

Press Releases
Facebook / Twitter
Quarterly News Letter
Website
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Some key projects
Project
Transaction Status
• Accra-Takoradi Road
Dualisation
• Final draft of pre-feasibility
report to be presented by
end of October.
• Technical & Financial
Evaluation report submitted
for No Objection.
• Takoradi port
• KIA Airport
• The GACL and MoT are
currently in discussions with
the MoF regarding possible
PPP options.
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Some Key projects
Project
Transaction Statis
• Asutsuare Water Treatment
• The Transaction Advisor is
completing the final interim
report on the private party
proposal.
• The Transaction Advisor is
completing the final interim
report on the private party
proposal.
• Local Markets
• Accra-Tema Motorway
• Contract for Transaction
Advisor to be finalised this
month – October 2014.
• The RFP has been shared with
the short listed firms.
• The technical evaluation report
is currently being reviewed by
the World Bank.
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Some key projects
Projects
Transaction Status
• Urology Health Project
• The Transaction Advisor is
currently conducting the
pre-feasibility study.
• Eastern Rail and Inland Port
• National Airline
• Security Exchange
Commission Building
• A review meeting of inception
report completed by the
Transaction Advisor was held
at the end of August 2014.
• Transaction Advisor contract
was signed August 20, 2014.
• The RFP was given No
Objection On Sept 15, 2014.
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1. BOANKRA INLAND PORT &
EASTERN RAILWAY LINE PROJECT
NO.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTING
AUTHORITY
PROGRESS REPORT
CHALLENGES
An Inland Port was started in
Boankra, in the Ashanti
Region, some years ago, but
was not completed. The
project seeks to complete the
Inland Port and rehabilitate
the Eastern Railway Line from
Tema to Boankra to enable
haulage of cargo by rail.
Ministry of
Transport &
relevant Agencies
(Ghana Shippers
Council & Ghana
Railway
Development
Company)
A Transaction Advisor The Project is ongoing
was recruited in the
with little or no
3rd quarter of 2014.
hitches.
They have started
work and have
produced and
Inception Report,
which has been
accepted by the
Contracting Authority.
They are currently
working on the PreFeasibility
Assessment. The
Pre-Feasibility
Assessment Report
(PFAR) is expected
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to be submitted by
mid-October 2014.
2. ACCRA-TAKORADI
DUALIZATION PROJECT
NO
.
2
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTING
AUTHORITY
PROGRESS
REPORT
CHALLENGES
The Government of Ghana seeks
to expand the Accra – Takoradi
portion of Trans-Ecowas Highway
into a 3-lane dual carriage toll
road.
Ministry of Roads &
Highways (and its
Agency – Ghana
Highway Authority)
A Transaction Advisor
was recruited in
December 2013 and
has almost completed
the Pre-Feasibility
Assessment. The final
report is to be
submitted in October
2014.
Delays caused by the
Contracting Authority in
managing the project
have led to the need for
a no-cost extension of
the project. It has taken
about 3 months to
obtain approval for, and
sign the contract for the
extension to complete
the PFAR.
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3. TAKORADI PORT EXPANSION
PROJECT
NO
.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTING
AUTHORITY
PROGRESS
REPORT
CHALLENGES
The Ghana Ports and Harbours
Authority seeks to expand
sections of the existing sea port
to allow bigger vessels to berth.
Ministry of
Transport – through
the Ghana Ports
and Harbours
Authority
The Contracting
Authority is finalizing
evaluation of proposals.
Negotiation on the
draft contract will be
held in October 2014. It
is expected that the
contract for the
Transaction Advisor will
be signed within the
4th quarter of 2014.
Significant delays have
occurred in the
procurement of a
Transaction Advisor –
due to differences in
procedures of the
Contracting Authority
and the World Bank.
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4. ASUTSUARE BULK WATER
PROJECT
NO
.
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTING
AUTHORITY
PROGRESS
REPORT
CHALLENGES
The project seeks to treat water
from the Volta River at
Asutsuare, and boost the water
production for consumers within
the Accra-Tema catchment.
Ministry of Water
Resources, Works
and Housing –
through the Ghana
Water Company Ltd
The Transaction Advisor
is assisting the Ghana
Water Company Ltd to
negotiate on final
terms prior to signing
the contract.
A change in the
management of the
Contracting Authority
has led to the stalling of
the project. Efforts are
underway to resolve the
issues and move on with
the project
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NO.
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5. KORLE-BU DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE PPP
PROJECT
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
CONTRACTING
AUTHORITY
IFC has been engaged by the
Korle-Bu Teaching
Government of Ghana (GoG), Hospital and
through the Ministry of Health Ministry of Health
(MoH), to
structure and implement a
public private partnership
(PPP) for a Diagnostic Centre
providing both
laboratory and imaging
services at Korle Bu Teaching
Hospital (KBTH).
PROGRESS REPORT
CHALLENGES
IFC team submitted
The Project is ongoing
their Feasibility
with little or no
Report on June 2014. hitches.
In line with the
national PPP policy,
this Feasibility study
must be reviewed and
approved by the
Cabinet
based on
recommendations by
PPP Approval
Committee
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PPPs in Infrastructure
THANK YOU!
Ghana PPP Project
Ministry of Finance
Public Investment Division
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