Presentation on theme: "1 PPP P ROGRAMME U PDATE Government of Ghana MOF - PID Accra Ghana,2014 Public Private Partnership in Ghana 6 November 2014."— Presentation transcript:
1 PPP P ROGRAMME U PDATE Government of Ghana MOF - PID Accra Ghana,2014 Public Private Partnership in Ghana 6 November 2014
2 PID – Who we are and what we do Objectives of the PPP Policy Our accomplishments Communications Strategy Key Projects O UTLINE
3 P UBLIC I NVESTMENT D IVISION 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
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 4
5 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
6 O UR O NGOING W ORK 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)
7 O UR A CCOMPLISHMENTS - 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
8 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. O UR A CCOMPLISHMENTS - II
Communication Strategy I Media Platforms Media Platforms Traditional Media TV Radio Newspapers Magazines Brochures and Flyers Press Releases Non-Media Platforms Posters Billboards Digital Communications/Media/Mar keting including: Facebook / Twitter Quarterly News Letter Website 9
Some key projects Project Accra-Takoradi Road Dualisation Takoradi port KIA Airport Transaction Status Final draft of pre-feasibility report to be presented by end of October. Technical & Financial Evaluation report submitted for No Objection. The GACL and MoT are currently in discussions with the MoF regarding possible PPP options. 10
Some Key projects Project Asutsuare Water Treatment The Transaction Advisor is completing the final interim report on the private party proposal. Local Markets Accra-Tema Motorway Transaction Statis The Transaction Advisor is completing the final interim report on the private party proposal. Contract for Transaction Advisor to be finalised this month – October The RFP has been shared with the short listed firms. The technical evaluation report is currently being reviewed by the World Bank. 11
Some key projects Projects Urology Health Project Eastern Rail and Inland Port National Airline Security Exchange Commission Building Transaction Status The Transaction Advisor is currently conducting the pre-feasibility study. A review meeting of inception report completed by the Transaction Advisor was held at the end of August Transaction Advisor contract was signed August 20, The RFP was given No Objection On Sept 15,
1. BOANKRA INLAND PORT & EASTERN RAILWAY LINE PROJECT 13 NO.BRIEF DESCRIPTION CONTRACTING AUTHORITY PROGRESS REPORTCHALLENGES 1 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 was recruited in the 3 rd quarter of They have started work and have produced and Inception Report, which has been accepted by the Contracting Authority. They are currently working on the Pre- Feasibility Assessment. The Pre-Feasibility Assessment Report (PFAR) is expected to be submitted by mid-October The Project is ongoing with little or no hitches.
2. ACCRA-TAKORADI DUALIZATION PROJECT 14 NO. BRIEF DESCRIPTION CONTRACTING AUTHORITY PROGRESS REPORT CHALLENGES 2 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 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.
3. TAKORADI PORT EXPANSION PROJECT 15 NO. BRIEF DESCRIPTION CONTRACTING AUTHORITY PROGRESS REPORT CHALLENGES 3 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 It is expected that the contract for the Transaction Advisor will be signed within the 4th quarter of Significant delays have occurred in the procurement of a Transaction Advisor – due to differences in procedures of the Contracting Authority and the World Bank.
4. ASUTSUARE BULK WATER PROJECT 16 NO. BRIEF DESCRIPTION CONTRACTING AUTHORITY PROGRESS REPORT CHALLENGES 4The 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
5. KORLE-BU DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE PPP PROJECT 17 NO.BRIEF DESCRIPTION CONTRACTING AUTHORITY PROGRESS REPORTCHALLENGES 5 IFC has been engaged by the Government of Ghana (GoG), through the 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). Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital and Ministry of Health IFC team submitted their Feasibility Report on June 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 The Project is ongoing with little or no hitches.
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