The West African Regional Director of CUTS International, Appiah Kusi Adomako has called on government to support Ghanaian Medium Small-Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to position them to take advantage of the Guided Trade Initiative under the AfCFTA. Addressing stakeholders and the media at a Public Private Dialogue (PPD) organized by CUTS...
 Introduction: In recent years, Ghana's economic landscape has presented numerous challenges for MSMEs, including limited access to capital, market fluctuations, and infrastructural constraints. The integration of virtual and digital technologies has emerged as a critical tool for overcoming these hurdles, promoting efficiency, and ensuring sustainability. This article explores the integration of...
…Navigating business financing for success Debt management is a pivotal component of financial health for businesses. It involves a comprehensive understanding of various types of business financing, their advantages and disadvantages, and the effective management of debt, encompassing loans and credit lines. In this article, we will delve into the...
A close-out and award ceremony of the GrEEn Incubation Programme by the EU-funded GrEEn Project has been held in the Western Region to recognise the work of all implementing partners as well as innovative green small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Awards were presented to some SMEs, with the Overall Best...
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has declared that government will soon start allocating GH¢100million to support young entrepreneurs and businesses through the YouStart Jobs and Skills project. Dr. Bawumia made this announcement at the grant agreement signing ceremony at YouStart Grant Expo2023 - and asserted that government is actively engaged...
The ability to harness technology will remain a key driver of individual, business and societal transformation for years to come, the United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia Palmer, has emphasised. She highlighted that digital innovation has and will continue to play an important role in improving Ghana’s fiscal governance...
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) is set to unveil a tailored guarantee product designed to alleviate the challenge of high-interest rates faced by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana. This move comes amid persistently exorbitant interest rates hindering the growth potential of these businesses. During an exclusive interview with B&FT...
Micro, small, and medium business enterprises (MSMEs) play a vital role in the global economy, contributing significantly to job creation and economic growth. However, they often face challenges in competing with larger enterprises due to limited resources and capabilities. One way for MSMEs to overcome these challenges is through...
…as they advocate deliberate support A breakfast meeting that hosted numerous top chief executive officers (CEOs) and business leaders has successfully ended with participants advocating support for small and medium-sized enterprises, in a bid to fully unlock the sector’s untapped potential and spur the ongoing economic recovery process. More importantly, they...
In the landscape of Ghana's economy, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are pivotal. As we approach the last quarter of the year, these enterprises stand at a critical juncture, poised to leverage the promises of the 2024 budget for sustainable growth and profitability. Harnessing Government Initiatives The 2024 budget, with its...