Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 ECOWAS Mango Export Strategy

The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States... The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) aims to support the country members in increasing their exports of targeted products and improving competitiveness through the development of the value chain across the region. The strategy outlines strenghts and weaknesses of the sector and sets precise goals in relation to production increases, quality improvements and value addition. Five interventions have been prioritized in the short-term: 1) Intensification of disease management and control; 2) expansion of commercial orchards; 3) increase agro-industrial processing capacity; 4) improvement of post-harvest techniques and practice; and 5) quality, certification and capacity building. Additionally, key cross cutting issues will also be addresses, such as access to finance, integration of regional transportation, establishment of public private platforms of value chain stakeholders.

Mango Mango

2011 UNDAF Ghana 2012 - 2016

The fourth UNDAF for Ghana operates in full alignment with the GSGDA... The fourth UNDAF for Ghana operates in full alignment with the GSGDA and it focuses on four main areas: 1) food security and nutrition; 2) sustainable environment, energy and human settlements; 3) human development and productive capacity for improved social services; 4) transparent and accoutable governance.

2010 Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development

The programme builds onto the national agenda of attaining a per capita... The programme builds onto the national agenda of attaining a per capita income level of 3000 dollars by 2020, together with a proper level of infrastructural and socio-economic development. The programme focuses on seven main aspects: 1) economic development; 2) social development; 3) science, technology and innovation; 4) infrastructural development; 5) special development zones; 6) natural resources management and environment governance; 7) transparent and accountable governance.

2010 GSGDA

The Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda builds on several previous national... The Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda builds on several previous national policies and development plans elaborated since 1957. The GSGDA's main objectives are: 1) ensuring and sustaining macroeconomic stability; 2) enhancing competitiveness of Ghana's private sector; 3) accelerating agricultural modernisation and natural resource management; 4) developing oil and gas industry; 5) developing infrastructure, energy and human settlements; 6) enhancing human development, employment and productivity; 7) enhancing transparent and accountable governance.

Banana, Beans, Cereals, Cocoa, Cotton, Creative Industries, Dawadawa, Fisheries, Gas, Livestock,... Banana, Beans, Cereals, Cocoa, Cotton, Creative Industries, Dawadawa, Fisheries, Gas, Livestock, Mango, Okra, Palm Oil, Pepper, Petroleum Sector, Pineapple, Poultry Meat, Pulses, Shea, Tourism, Tubers

2008 Ghana Export Horticulture Cluster Strategic Profile Study

The document analyses the country's current crop portfolio and production context, and... The document analyses the country's current crop portfolio and production context, and it outlines export opportunities in the European market and potentially growing export products. It reccomends specific actions and provides background papers.

Asian Vegetables, Asparagus, Avocado, Babycorn, Banana, Butternut, Capsicum, Chilli, Floriculture, Fruit... Asian Vegetables, Asparagus, Avocado, Babycorn, Banana, Butternut, Capsicum, Chilli, Floriculture, Fruit Juices, Fruits, Fruits products, Lychees/Litchi, Mango, Papaya, Pineapple, Plants, Ravaya, Root Crops, Sweet Potato, Tubers, Vegetables

2007 Food and Agricultural Sector Development Programme (FASDEP II)

The FASDEP II aims at reducing poverty through enhancing a better environment... The FASDEP II aims at reducing poverty through enhancing a better environment for small as well as larger farmers, and facilitating access to credit, increases in technology, improvements in infrastructures. The policy builds on the lessons learned from FASDEP I and develops within the objectives expressed in the GPRS II.

Cashew, Citrus, Cocoa, Coconut, Cotton, Fisheries, Livestock, Palm Oil, Rubber Cashew, Citrus, Cocoa, Coconut, Cotton, Fisheries, Livestock, Palm Oil, Rubber

2005 Export Marketing and Quality Awareness Project

The poject aims at improving and increasing Ghana's exports of non-traditional exports... The poject aims at improving and increasing Ghana's exports of non-traditional exports in order to diversify the country's economy and ensure greater stability. It has four main components: 1) production and productivity enhancement; 2) export marketing promotion and infrastructure improvement; 3) capacity building; 4) project coordination and management.

Cassava, Mango, Papaya, Pineapple, Vegetables Cassava, Mango, Papaya, Pineapple, Vegetables

2005 Ghana ADB Country Strategy Paper

The document expresses ADB's strategy for assistance to Ghana in allignment with... The document expresses ADB's strategy for assistance to Ghana in allignment with the Government's GPRS through two strategic pillars: 1) improving investment environment to increase growth; and 2) supporting pro-poor pro-gender equity policies.

2005 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Ghana 2006-2009

The PRSP integrates other national development and trade policies and represents a... The PRSP integrates other national development and trade policies and represents a comprehensive framework to serve the basic objective of guratanteeing every Ghanaian a decent livelihood, attaining middle income status by 2015. The strategy deals with a wide range of issues, such as macroeconomic and financial stability, private sector competitiveness, human development, good governance and civic responsability.

Bauxite, Cashew, Cereals, Cocoa, Diamonds, Fisheries, Forestry, Gold, Information Communication Technology,... Bauxite, Cashew, Cereals, Cocoa, Diamonds, Fisheries, Forestry, Gold, Information Communication Technology, Limestone, Livestock, Mango, Music and Film Industry, Papaya, Pineapple, Tourism, Vegetables

2003 Private Sector Development Strategy

The strategy aims at improving business climate in Ghana in order to... The strategy aims at improving business climate in Ghana in order to fully develop a strong private sector. The four main output envisaged in the strategy are: 1) enhancing Ghana's position in global and regional markets; 2) improving efficiency and accessibility of national markets; 3) increasing competence and capacity at the firm level; 4) strenthening government's private sector policy formulation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation.

1996 Ghana Vision 2020 - First Step

The document contains Ghana's long-term (1996-2020) and midterm objectives (1996-2000) in enhancing... The document contains Ghana's long-term (1996-2020) and midterm objectives (1996-2000) in enhancing human development, economic growth, rural development, urban development, and environment protection. The documents contains as well project financing and expenditure allocation guidelines.