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PPA E-Bulletin March April 2017

  PPA Public Affairs | 3/12/2017
  The March-April edition of the PPA E-Bulletin explains the new Entity Classifcation process and issues a warning to Ghana embassies and consulates about fraudulent procurement websites. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Public Financial Management Reform: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • PFunctions of Procurement Unit: Page 3
  • Questions and Responses: Page 4
  • Word of Caution to Foreign Missions: Page 5


 

PPA E-Bulletin January-February 2017

  PPA Public Affairs | 1/1/2017
  2017 will be an exciting word for the PPA, it is going to be a new year with so much expectation from the newly elected Government under the leadership of the President Elect-Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo and a new Chief Executive to be appointed following the retirement of Hon. Samuel Sallas-Mensah the PPA Chief Executive (2010-2016). The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Functions of Procurement Unit: Page 3
  • Questions and Responses: Page 4
  • Word of Caution to Foreign Missions: Page 5
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 6


 

PPA E-Bulletin November - December 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 11/5/2016
  The Final E-Bulletin of 2016 focuses on the 8th Annual Public Forum. Included are the addresses of the CEO of the PPA and the Deputy Finance Minister the Theme of the Forum was Vibrant Public Procurement System in Ghana with Act 914 The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Welcome Address by CEO - Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Keynote Address by the Minister of Finance : Page 9
  • Procurement Humour: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin September - October 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 9/5/2016
  The functioning and categorisation of Entity Tender Committees and Functional Procurement Units, following the new amendment to the Procurement Act, is the focus of the September - October 2016 edition of the PPA EBulletin. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : What Is Expected of Entity Tender Committees and Functional Procurement Units - Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Public Procurement (Amendment) Act 2016, Act 914 – Re-Categorizing of Entities - Page 4 & 5
  • General and Specific Provisions on the Functions of an Entity Tender Committee - Page 6 & 7


 

PPA E-Bulletin July-August 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 7/1/2016
  The July-August 2016 edition of the PPA EBulletin looks at the need for Functional Procuement Units within Government Entities and Agencies. It is only with professional and funtional procurement units that we can create an accountable and efficient public procurement system. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Accounting For Efficiency & Transparency - Functional Procurement Units: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Challenges With Establishing Functional Procurement Units: Page 4
  • Corruption Along the Public Procurement Cycle: Page 6


 

PPA E-Bulletin May-June 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 5/3/2016
  The role of the PPA in the new Public Finance Management Reform initiative is the focus of the May-June 2016 issue of the PPA E-Bulletin of 2016. This issue also includes the second part of the article on Corruption Along the Prublic Procurement Cycle. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Public Financial Management Reform: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Public Financial Management Reform Project- The Role Of PPA: Page 4
  • Corruption Along the Public Procurement Cycle: Page 9
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 11


 

PPA E-Bulletin March-April 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 3/1/2016
  The second PPA E-Bulletin of 2016 looks at corruption in the procurement process, but also how well implemented Public Procurement can help in the battle against corruption both in the public and private sectors. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Using Public Procurement to Fight Corruption: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Using Public Procurement to Fight Corruption: Page 4 & 5
  • Lightening the Path of Public Procurement to Fight Corruption: Page 7
  • Corruption Along the Public Procurement Cycle: Page 9
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 11


 

PPA E-Bulletin January - February 2016

  PPA Public Affairs | 1/7/2016
  The first edition of the PPA E-Bulletin for 2016 examines the issue of Single Sourced Contracts. The editorial asks whether it is as prevalent as people think. The MIS director gives an overview of how the public can monitor single sourcing via the PPA website. Finally, the regulatory framework for single sourcing is explained. In addition, this edition has an annex of all Single Sourced Contracts for 2013 and 2014

The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Perception of Single Source: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Benefits Of Procurement Processes: Page 3
  • Legal Framework for Use of Single Source: Page 5
  • Annex 1: Single Source Contract Awards Publication 2013 Page 8
  • Annex 2: Single Source Contract Awards Publication 2014 Page 37


 

PPA E-Bulletin November-December 2015

  PPA Public Affairs | 11/6/2015
  The Public Procurement Authority organised its 7th Public Forum on Wednesday, 28th October, 2015 at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Accra. This edition carries the keynote speeches by the Hon. Minister of Finance and the CEO of the PPA on the Theme "Taking New Strides to Transform the Public Procurement Landscape: Your Role, My Role". The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PPA Ghana's 7th Public Forum: Page 1
  • Procurement Planning Online Activities: Page 2
  • Keynote By Hon. Minister of Finance: Page 4
  • Keynote By Chief Executive Officer of PPA: Page 6
  • Procurement Humour: Page 11
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin September-October 2015

  PPA Public Affairs | 9/3/2015
  The September-October 2015 edition of the PPA E-Buletin takes a detailed look at procurement in the Road Sector in Ghana. It highlights issues from a practicioners point of view and also looks at the performace measurement inicators for the Road sector from 2012 and 2013. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PPA Ghana's Road Sector Procurement Performance: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Public Procurement Issues in the Road Sector: Page 4
  • A Case of Procurement in Ghana's Road Sector: Page 7
  • Performance Measurement Indicators: Page 10
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin July-August 2015

  PPA Public Affairs | 7/1/2015
  The new PPA E-Bulletin for July-August 2015 gives a indepth look at the Capacity Building programme for Stateholders in the Public Procurement process.This issue gives feedback from all perspectives: Procurement Practicioners in a number of public bodies as well as an Entity Tender Committee member and Service Providers. The bulletin can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PPA Stakeholders - Capacity Building: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Questionnaire For Procurement Practitioners: Page 4
  • Questionnaire For Entity Tender Committee Members: Page 8
  • Questionnaire For Service Providers: Page 9
  • Procurement Humour: Page 11
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin May-June 2015

  PPA Public Affairs | 5/3/2015
  May-June's PPA E-Bulletin 2015 give a comprehensive introduction to the new PPA website.It shows website users and visitors how to get the most from the website and also explains how the site with its tender and contract information enhances transparency in public procurement. Finally the bulletin give a step by step guide to using the new PPA Discussion Forum which is for members of the public as well as procurement practitioners.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PPA Website - A Tool For Transparency: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Promoting Transparency Through The Use of PPA's Website: Page 4
  • New Face of PPA Website: Page 6
  • How To Use The Public Procurement Discussion Forum: Page 8
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 13


 

PPA E-Bulletin March April 2015

  PPA Public Affairs | 3/3/2015
  The PPA E-Bulletin for March - April 2015 focuses on the effective and efficient management of public contracts which ensures that both Service Providers and Procurement Entities meet their contractual obligations and allows for effective analysis of operational and financial performance whiles minimizing risks. The bulletin can be accessed >HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Effective Contract Management: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Implications of Poor Contract Management: Page 5
  • System Flowcharts for Contract Management: Page 7
  • Contract Management - Effective Procurement Management: Page 9
  • Procurement Humour: Page 11
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin for January - February 2015

  PPA Ghana | 1/1/2015
  The First PPA E-Bulletin for 2015 repoorts on the very successful 10th Anniversary celbrations and 6th PPA public forum which were held in Accra on October 30th. The theme for the forum was “Extending the Frontiers of Ghana’s Public Procurement Management: A Look at the Next Decade”. The report by the CEO of the PPA, Hon. Sallas-Menah is published in full in this issue which focuses on the next decade of the Public Procurement Authority. The document can be accessed
 

PPA E-Bulletin for November-December 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 11/5/2014
  The last PPA E-Bulletin for 2014 examines the interactions between the authority in Ghana and other government procurement bodies across the continent. There are reports on the visits to 6 African countries and also a table of lessons learnt and how those lessons might be acualised in policy and practice. The document can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PPA Embarks on Benchmarking Visits to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda, Botswana and Uganda: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Lessons Learned from Selected Public Procurement Regulatory Institutions in Africa: Page 7
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 10


 

PPA E-Bulletin September - October 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 9/1/2014
 

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : A Case for Sustainable Procurement In Ghana: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Ghana’s Energy Policy Towards Sustainable Procurement: Page 5
  • Social and Environmental Criteria in the Procurement Process : Page 9
  • Making Public Procurement Sustainable Through the Introduction of Deliberate Policy Interventions—Page 10
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin July-August 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 7/10/2014
  The focus of the July-August 2014 issue of the PPA E-Bulletin is reflection on the 10th Anniversary of the PPA, analysing the successes and challenges of the operations over that period and outlining the strategy for the future. In particular how ICT and Capacity Development can enhance the public procurement process The document can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial :Celebrating 10 Years of Public Procurement Authority—The Way Forward: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Advancing The Role Of The Regulator In The Implementation Of Act 663 Using ICT -10 Years And Beyond: Page 5
  • The Role of Capacity Development in the Implementation of the Public Procurement Act, Act663 – Beyond Ten (10) Years : Page 7
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 9


 

PPA E-Bulletin May-June 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 5/5/2014
  The Challenges in the implementation of the Public Procurement Act (act 663) is the focus of the May - June issue of the PPA E-Bulletin. The editorial looks at the work of the PPA in this regard, while the two other major articles examine implementation from the perspectives of both the public and provate sectors of Ghana economy. The document can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : Challenges Of The Regulator In The Implementation Of Act 663: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • The Challenges Of Implementation Of Act 663 Over The Last Decade- Perspective Of The Public Sector: Page 5
  • The Challenges Of Implementation Of Act 663 Over The Last Decade- Perspective Of The Private Sector: Page 8
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 12


 

PPA E-Bulletin March-April 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 3/1/2014
  The latest PPA E-Bulletin celebrates 10 years since the creation of the Authority. In a piece by the CEO of the PPA, Hon. Samuel Sallas-Mensah, the achievements, constraints and plans for the coming years are outlined. An article by the Director MIS explores the advances made by using technology in the public procurement process. The document can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : PP — 10 Years and Growing: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Building Human Capital for Procurement Management in Ghana: Page 5
  • Development of Information Systems to Promote Effective Public Procurement Management Over the 10 year Period of Existence of PPA : Page 7
  • Tendering and Contract Information: Page 8


 

PPA E-Bulletin Jan-Feb 2014

  PPA Public Affairs | 1/6/2014
  The first PPA E-Bulletin of 2014 celebrates 10 years of the Public Procurement Authority. It gives an overview of the achievments and significant milestones, as well as looking forward to the next ten years. The document can be accessed HERE or in the main E-Bulletin section.

In this Issue:

  • Editorial : 10 Years of Public Procurement: Page 1
  • Online Activities: Page 2
  • Benefits of Procurement Structures: Pages 3
  • Benefits Of Procurement Processes: Page 5
  • Benefits of Records Keeping: Page 8


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