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1


GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


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AR

I
:

PRIVATE SECTOR COMPETITIVENESS

1.
ENHANCE THE COMPETITIVENESS OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR


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Implement a fully
-
fledged National Trade Policy to
promote the integration of Ghana into global and regional
marke
ts



Implement sector
-
specific measures for strategic exports
-
focusing initially on the President’s Special Initiatives

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(A)

Enhancing Capacity Programme


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(OF)

Spin
-
off effects of targeted export business development on
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(OF)

I
mplementation of TSSP


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(OF & PF)

C
ontribution
to the PSD Strategy pooled fund



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(A)

PSD/Trade sector b
udget support


b
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(PF)

Support to fruit exports, helpdesk for exporters




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(OF
)

Support to private sector business associations/policy
dialogue and PSD monitoring


r乄m

(A, OF, PF)

Improving access of MSMEs to financial and non
-
financial
services (SPEED II) GTZ


(OF, A)

/KfW
(PF)
;

UNDP

(A,
OF, PF)
; IFC

(PF)

e
-
Ghana/ICT project


t䈠
(PF)

Econ. Mgmt. Cap. Bldg


t䈠
(PF)

Leasing in the financial sector
--

Switzerland
(OF)

Employment & Youth Study


t䈠
(A)

Ctry Econ. Memorandum




(A)

Ghana Leasing Program
-

IFC
(PF)

Ghana Schools Financing Facility


䥆C

(OF)


MDBS/PRSC

To
enhance private sector competitiveness
, ongoing support
for
implementation of the trade sector
programme

and
implementation of priority activities arising out of the
institutional review, and for further reducing time for
registering business
es


MDBS/PRSC

To
create a more diversified financial sector and improve
access to financial services
, ongoing and future support for
Improved business and
investment
environment

Cost of doing business


Time to register bu
siness




Implement key recommendation
s

from review of existing
institutions tasked with providing quality standard services to
the private sector



Attract investment through measures at national level to
improve investment climate



Carry out review of the o
ngoing commercial law reform
effort and develop proposals for focusing and prioritizing
efforts



Review measurements of corruption

Increased access to
capital by the private
sector

Domestic credit to the
private sector as ratio of
GDP

Private Fixed Inve
stment
as % of GDP

N
umber

and type

of

long
financing instruments



Improve access and increase volume of credit at affordable
prices


Improved job and
income security

Improved access to
National Labor Market
Information system
(LMIS)

%
access to soci
al security
by

informal sector
employees



Develop and implement a comprehensive national
employment policy that addresses needs of
y
outh
,

women
an
d people living with disabilities



Promote establishment of country
-
wide network of Youth
Employment Centers



Des
ign and implement labor market information system



Support

organization and dissemination of labor market

information for informed decision making






C
ategory of support:

OF

= Ongoing Financial Support


PF

= Planned Financial Support


A

= Analytical/Policy Support

The

Multi
-
Donor Budget Support

(MDBS)

program comprises

10
development partners (DPs): African
Development Bank, Canada,
Denmark, European Commission, France, Germany, the
Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and
the
World Bank.
United Nations,
Japan and the United States participate as
observers.


Ghana Partnership Strategy

Results Matr
ix


2

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


implementation of FINSSP


Improved firm
-
level
capacity and
competence to

grow

businesses


Wage employment i
ndex

Business competitive
ness
index




Develop and implement plan to phase
-
out Government
provision of subsidize
d finance to firms



Develop “best practice framework” with best criteria
against which firm level in
itiatives will be judged



Develop league tables for existing and new fi
rm level
initiatives using the abov
e best practice criteria


Policy (land tenure, labor)


USAID


C
apacity development of M
o
TI


JICA

Investment Climate Assessment


WB

(A)

MSME
Project


WB/IFC

(PF)

SME Development


UNDP

Sub
-
contracting Partnerships Exc
hange


UNDP
(A, OF, PF)

Reform business registration, commercial law reform


Danida

Policy (contribution to the PSD Strategy pooled fund)


DfID

PSD/
Trade sector budget support


EC

BUSAC fund provides support to business associations


DfID
/Danida/USAID

Support to GIPC, land registration, policy dialogue capacity
of private sector organizations


GTZ

CIDA

(OF)

EC

(OF)
:

GRATIS, Proinvest

and CDE

Enhancing Capacity Programme


France
(OF)

Ahafo SME linkages program
--

IFC
(PF)


2.
MODERNIZATION OF AGRIC
ULTURE



Productivity of crops,
livestock and
aquaculture increased

Productivity of land,
labor, capital of sample
crops, livestock and
aqu
aculture

F
ish yield per unit area of
pond per cycle

Total surface area of water
under fish farming

Non
-
traditional
agricultural exports



Expand

irrigation infrastructure

valley bottoms, dams and
dug outs, bore holes, tube wells etc., especially in the three
northern areas



Develop and multipl
y

new and improved seeds and
planting materials of selected crops



Promote soi
l fertility management systems



Promote integrated pest and disease management system



Promote and expand b
io
-
technology
(
pineapple, cashew,
and oil

palm)



Develop aquaculture infrastructu
re including fish
hatcheries and u
tiliz
e

of irrigation systems and ot
her
impoun
ded reservoirs for aquaculture


Biosafety regulations, data on rural economy


USAID
(A)

Food for Peace
Programme


USAID

Commodity production support


AFD/
EC
/
GTZ/IFAD/AFD/JICA/CIDA/FAO/AfDB/ USAID/WB,

Rural infrastructure


WB

(A
g
SSIP, CBRD)/

AFD/J
ICA/CIDA/MCC

AfDB/GTZ

Aquaculture


FAO/GTZ/CIDA/WB/
DfID

CIDA (FABS, FARMER)
(OF)

Tomato processing promotion centre/FAO
-

Italy

Agricul
tural sprinkler irrigation sets
-
Spain
(PF)

Solar driv
en pumps for i
rrigation
-

Spain

(PF)

Rural In
tegrated Dev

t. Pr
oject in Afram

Plains


Italy

(PF)


MDBS/PRSC

To
improve rural sector farm and non
-
farm growth,
support
revision of Food and Agriculture Sector Development Policy
(FASDEP) and draft revised Strategic Plan to incorporate
poverty reduction approaches as rec
ommended in PSIA for
agriculture


3

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


Farm household
incomes and food
security improved

Post harvest losses index

Per capita supply of key
staple foods (crops,
livestock and fish)

Farm h
ousehold incomes

Share of household
incomes spent on food



Promote
process
ing, preservation, and utilization of crops,
an
imals, and fish products



Develop and promot
e

use of standard
ized packaging
materials



Promot
e

of use of local raw material e.g. maiz
e and
sorghum in brewing



Promote establishment of storage facilities, inclu
ding
co
mmunity
-
level facilities



Promot
e

processing, preservation, and utilization of crops,
animals, and fish products

Link smallholder farmers to export supply chains, post
harvest loss training


USAID

Support to SMEs in agro
-
processing


EC
(OF)

Stapl
e food production


WFP/CIDA/FAO/ WB/AfDB

Food for Peace
Programme

(training)


USAID

Market Oriented Agricultural Programme, Support to selected
value chains
-
GTZ
(OF, A)

Cold storage f
acilities along
c
oast for

local

fishermen



Spain

(PF)

Reduced risk
to
agricultural investment

% of arable land under
irrigation

Capacity of processing
industries for crops,
livestock and fish

Percentage
of
farmers
adopting improved
technologies and Good
Agricultural Practices
(GAPS)

Access to mechanization,
inputs, cr
edit and market
information (e.g. tractor to
farmer ratio)

Number of animal traction
centers refurbished/
established

Secure access to land and
water resources



Policy (FASDEP revision)



Promote land reforms that ensure equal access to irrigated
land for
men, women, and

pers
ons with disabilities



Reform land administration by reviewing Land
Administration Project in light of importance of
property
rights to MSMEs



Ensure easy and affordable access to tractor services to
bo
th men and women farmers



Improve a
ccess to affordable credit to women and men,
with a special emphasis on increasing the proportion of
women that
can get access to credit

Small
-
scale irrigation, cold store, value added processing,

grades and standards


USAID

F
armer
p
articipation in
i
rr
igation
m
anagement


JICA
,
USAID/
DfID

Policy (
promote
d
omestic
r
ice, promote small
-
scale farming,
tree crops)


JICA
/AFD

Improved market access

USAID/WB/
EC

Germany/AfDB/CIDA/FAO
-

Institutional support


CIDA/
DfID

GTZ/
EC
/AFD/FAO/JIC

Assist process of clari
fying user and property rights through
LAP
-

GTZ
(A
) and KfW
(OF)

Market Oriented Agricultural Programme, Support to selected
value chains
--

GTZ
(OF, A)

Promotion of outgrower schemes incl. production, processing
and marketing aspects (PPP
-
approach)
-
KfW
(
PF
)

Econ. Mgmt. Cap. Bldg


WB
(PF)

Improving access to finance for MSME

--

IFC (PF)


Capacity building of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)


UNDP
(A, OF, PF)



3.
TOURISM DEVELOPMENT









Develop tourism for

employment generation
and f
oreign exchang
e

earnings

Share of tourism in GDP

Tourism revenues

Tourist arrivals

Value of investment in the
tourism sector

Occupancy rate of hotels



Market Ghana as a competitive tourist destination



Revis
e

tourism investment policy to promote SMEs in the
communities



D
esign programmes to reduce credit constraint of operators
in the tourism sector with particular focus on women
entrepreneurs



Develop sustainable ecotourism, culture and historical sites



Enhance

human resource capacity of skilled and unskilled
personnel in
the hospitality industry

Programme

in design phase


JICA

Ecotourism


USAID

(PF)

Forta Pollonia at Nzma/Commty. Mgmt. of Natural and
Cultural Heritage and Fort of Princess Town and Aketekye
Coastal Zone/Restoration & Devpt.


Italy
(PF)

Cultural Heritage


EC
(OF)


4

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


4.
SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT


Improved
e
nvironmental
management
and
g
overnance

Cost of environmental
degradation as a ratio to
GDP (lands, forests,
fisheries)


N
umber of Social
Responsibility Contracts
(SRC
s
) signed


Number of T
imber
Utilization Contracts
(TUCs) awarded


% of mining firms
complying with
environmental safeguards,
including the
implementation of
environmental
management plans



Control menace of mining (especially illegal mining).



Initiate measures to stem land degr
adation.



Promote development and use of alternative wood
products.



Promote plantation/woodlot development among
communities to meet needs of society.



Enforce regulation and legislation related to environment
and natural resources



Enforce legality assuran
ce scheme under Validation of
Legal Timber Program (VLTP)



Manage and enhance Ghana’s land and permanent estate of
forest and wildlife protected areas while considering the
effect on women and men farmers



Ensure involvement of communities and relevant agenc
ies
in the implementation of national Action Plan to combat
desertification



Promote use of environmentally friendly technologies and
practices



Promote human centered biodiversity conservation
initiatives



Promote integrated ecosystem management which is
fri
endly towards men and women equally



Improve environmental and natural resources management
for health and safety, and increased sustainable production

NRM and growth sustainability study


WB
(A)

Community
-
Based Natl. Resource Mgmt


WB/GEF
(OF)

Reforestat
ion, identify environmental hot
-
spots USAID

Support to forestry


EC
(A, PF)

Support to protected areas, eco
-
tourism


EC

Community mgmt. of nature reserves


UNDP
(OF, PF)

Community reforestation in northern areas


GEF, Africa
2000 Network/UNDP
(A, OF, P
F)

CIDA
(A & OF
)

Introducing and strengthening community forest
management; support to adjustment of legal framework
--

GTZ
(A)

KfW
(OF)

Franc
(PF)

MDBS/PRSC

To
improve management of natural resources
, continue
supporting implementation of Government’s st
rategy for the
management of forestry resources

Degraded lands
rehabilitated


Hectares of degraded
forest, mining, dry and
wet lands
rehabilitated/restored




Promote plantation/woodlot development among
communities to meet the needs of society



Encourage
reforestation of degraded forest and off
-
reserve
areas



Harmonize relationship between mining companies and
mining communities



Initiate measures to stem land degradation



Enforce regulation and legislation related to environment
and natural resources



Enact

relevant environmental laws to protect the
environment at all times



Enforce existing environmental laws



Develop multi
-
agency approach to enhance resource
management and the environment



Assist mining companies to carry out their business to
generate emplo
yment, create wealth and improve living
standards of local communities



Explore avenue
s and opportunities under the EC

Forest
PPP with
mining sector


USAID
(PF)

Support to the mining sector


E
C


5

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT)



Promulgate and implement new minerals bill covering
small scale operations



Land acquisition made
less cumbersome and
ownership and use
rights made more secure



Number of registered and
titled urban lands to
individuals

Number of registered
allodial titles to stools,
skins and tendambas clans

Time to register land



Reform land administration by reviewing Land
Administration Project in light of the importance of property
rights to MSMEs



Take forward recommendations by FIAS to improve site
development and land administ
ration system



Promote establishment of agri
-
business zones with

special
consideration for needs of women



Promote land reforms that ensure equal access to irrigated
land for men, wom
en, and persons with disabilities

La
nd Administration Project


WB and

ot
hers

Policy (land tenure research and dialogue)


USAID





5.
INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT SERVICES


Increased variety and
reliability of

transport
infrastructure and
facilities

Kilometers of roads well

maintained and/or
rehabilitated, by the three
class
es of roads

R
oad condition mix

Average number of days
to clear goods from the
ports

Value of investment in all
forms of transport
infrastructure








Increase special access to market through improvement in
farm roads to markets



Maintain and expand fee
der roads



Construct

and rehabilitate

more access roads in urban
centers



Rehabilitat
e

or develop one major road linking rural and
urban markets in every region



Develop and rehabilitate major highways in the country



Maintain and provide efficient and mode
rnized ports and
harbors around the country



Promote private sector involvement in road sector
financing, construction, and maintenance



Promote private sector involvement in port services and in
the financing, construction, and maintenance of rail services




Promote private sector involvement in the investment and
management of aviation infrastructure and equipment

Road Sector Development
Programme
:

WB, AfDB,
France AFD, Germany KfW, IFAD, China, BADEA, OPEC
Fund, Saudi Fund,
EC
, Denmark, Italy,
JICA,
DfID

S
upply
of earth moving e
quipment


Spain
(PF)

Supply and installation of steel b
ridges

--

Spain

(PF)

Road maintenance capacity building


JICA

Planning for rural bridge and feeder road development


JICA

Feeder and trunk roads


E
C

Trade & Investment Gate
way Project


WB
(OF)

Road Sector Development Project


WB
(OF)

Econ. Mgmt. Cap. Bldg


WB
(PF)

Maintenance and rehabilitation of feeder roads


DfID
/
EC
/AfD/Germany
-
KfW

Maintenance and rehabilitation of trunk roads


EC
/WB/JICA/AfDB/China/OPEC/ BADEA/Danid
a/Saudi
Fund/Germany
-
KfW

Maintenance and construction of urban roads


WB/AfDB/Germany
-
KfW
/France AFD
(OF/PF)

Institutio
nal strengthening/support


WB/
DfID
/AfDB
/EC


Support to road management


Germany KFW
(A)

Improved variety and
reliability


of energy
supply and its access to
the poor

Per capita consumption of
energy (electricity, LPG,
Petroleum) per annum

Electricity supply
reliability, measured by
average number of hours
of energy outage per
consumer per year



Implement Self
-
Help Electrification Programme (SHEP) in
the rural and peri
-
urban areas



Implement ECG Distribution System Upgrade
project



Implement NED Distribution System Upgrade project



Implement the Power Sector Reform Programme



Implement p
etroleum Sector Deregulation Policy

France AFD, WB, AfDB, Spain, JICA, USAID, UNDP

Rural electrification by s
olar
e
nergy


Spain
(PF)

Power

sector reform


WB/AFD/Switzerland

ECG management contract and
grid
access for deprived semi
-
urban areas
--

Switzerland
(PF)

Rural electrification using renewable energy


JICA

Energy (gas) regulatory framework


USAID

Support to VRA and WAPP


EIB

Suppor
t to WAPP, distribution systems upgrade


WB


6

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


Percentage reduction in
transmission and

distribution losses (both
system and non
-
system
losses)

Accessibility rate (i.e
percentage of households
using
electricity


Support to WAGP


USAID/WB

(OF)

Energy project and analysis


WB
(PF &A)

Improved access to energy for MSMEs in Brong Ahafo
region
--

Germany GTZ (
PF
)


MDBS/PRSC

To
expand supply of energy services while protec
ting the
poor
, continue support implementation of power sector
reforms including reducing ECG system and commercial
losses, settling ECG amounts receivable from MDAs and the
GWCL, and completing the 2005 tariff review

Increased utilization and
integratio
n of ICT in
key sectors of economy

Number of people with
mobile or land line phones



Number of households
with access to internet
services


Number of offices
connected to internet/
with

access to internet


Size of ICT industry
(measured by contribution
of
ICT industry to GDP or
growth rate of ICT
industry)


Value of investment in
ICT sector



Increase coverage of telephones particularly in rural and
peri
-
urban communities.



Improve quality of telephone service.



Establish national network of Internet backbon
e/broadband.



Source FDI and national investment to promote
development and marketing of hardware and suitable
software.



Provide telephone coverage to all public schools and
communities in Ghana.



Provide Internet access to all districts with a model Seni
or
Secondary School.



Ensure th
at

ICT is made a core subject of all post
-
basic
educational institutions including university.



Ensure that ICT is made a core subject of teacher training
education.

e
-
Ghana/ICT project


WB
(PF)

Telecom TA


WB
(A)

Business
Incubator Centre


UNDP
(A, OF, PF)

ICT and the Promotion of Good Governance


UNDP
(A,
O
F
)

Increased application of
science and research for
all sectors of the
economy



Value of investment in
science and research


Rate of adoption of
improved locally
-
packaged technologies by
MSMEs



Promote science and development at all levels of
production



Promote development and use of small
-
scale te
chnologies
that target

smallholder farmers



Promote development of appropriate technology to support
agriculture and rur
al SMEs



Actively encourage diffusion and transfer of technology
development


Support to GRATIS


EC

(OF)

EDSeP



WB (OF)




7

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


PILLAR II:

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

AND BASIC SERVICES

1
.
EDUCAT
I
ON

Access

Enrolment, retention
and completion rates
increase
d in
kindergarten, primary,
JSS,

TVET and SSS

G
ross
E
nrolment
R
ate
(GER) increases in
Primary, J
r.
S
econdary
S
chool (JSS)
,
Sr.
Seco
ndary School (SSS),
and
T
echnical and
V
ocational
E
ducation and
T
raining (TVET)

Survival rate increases.
P6; JS
S 3; SSS3





Expand

preschool access in all basic schools to ensure
smooth transition from home to school



Increase

school enrolment



Accelerate

the

rehabilitation /development of basic school
infrastructure (with water and toilet facilities



Remove barriers to primary school entry and retention



Shift burden of payments for education services away from
poorer students at lower levels (especially the gi
rl
-
child)



Ensure that buildings and other physical infrastructure in
schools and training institutions are made accessible to the
physical disabled



Adopt targeted programmes to improve access in
underserved areas



Expand Non Formal Education in partnership
with
community groups, NGOs and private providers



Facilitate the implementation of capitation grant in all
public primary schools



Enact laws that support implementation of FCUBE



Ensure relevance and coverage of vocational and technical
training



Diversify v
ocational and technical training to link with
industry



Support private
-
public partnership in the management of
vocational and technical schools



Promote entrepreneurship among the youth



Enhance Infrastructural development in Universities and
Polytechnics



De
velop a national policy on Distance Education

Development Partners provide coordinated support for all six
goals in the education sector, either through specific projects
(AfDB, BADEA, France,
Gernany GTZ,
JICA, UNESCO,
UNICEF, USAID,WFP
, IFC
) or sector pr
ogrammes (
DfID
,
EC
, Netherlands, World Bank) or general budget support
(MDBS group)

(OF)


MDBS/PRSC

To
increase access, completion and quality in basic education
,
support for extending capitation grants to all pupils attending
public primary and junior se
condary schools and for
increasing GPER in the three most deprived regions

Help expand teacher retention schemes and implement
District
-
sponsorship scheme for teacher trainees based on
teacher needs assessment




MDBS/PRSC

To improve efficiency and equi
ty of financing education with
attention to greater poverty impact, continue to help deliver
increased resources to 53 deprived districts



Gender

Gender parity in
school
enrolment

GPI:


National, Deprived
Districts at KG, Primary,
JSS, SSS, TVET



Provide

incentive schemes to increase girls enrolment,
retention and completion particularly in deprived areas



Sensitize parents and communities about the importance of
girl’s education






8

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


Quality

Improved quality of
education

Test Scores:

National,
Deprived Dist
ricts, Girls
(
National Education
Assessment Exams,
BE
CE, WASSCE)

Percentage of Trained
Teachers: National,
Deprived Districts,
Primary, JSS



Introduce programme of national education quality
assessment



Ensure teacher development, deployment and supervisio
n



Provide incentives to teachers in deprived areas



Improve the teaching of Science, technology and
mathematics in all basic schools



Develop and promote the use of ICT in all schools and
institutions of higher learning


Improved
infrastructure and
service

delivery

Percentage of total
expenditure on Service
and Investment: National
and Deprived Districts



Strengthen and improve educational planning and
management



Stress and support private sector participation in education



Strengthen institutional arrangem
ent for the role of CBO,
CSO in advocacy, monitoring and evaluation



Strengthen monitoring and evaluation framework and
reporting channels as a key priority

Science and
Technical
Education







Provide incentive schemes to attract more teachers into the
t
eaching of science and technical education



Support science and research institutions



Provide incentives to attract science students



Increase funding for research and technology development



Support private sector initiatives in science education





Behavi
oral
Health

Issues of population,
gender, health,
HIV/AIDS/STI, fire
safety, road safety,
civic responsibility and
environment
mainstreamed in the
curriculum of schools
and institutions of
higher learning





Promote the study of and integrate in the curricu
la of
schools and institutions of higher learning attitudinal change
regarding population, good health, gender, fire safety, road
safety, civic responsibility and environment concerns



Identify and promote programmes that will assist in the
prevention and m
anagement of HIV/AIDS/STI

2.
SKILL AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT

H
uman
R
esource (HR)

Framework

Comprehensive HRD
policy and planning
framework document





Develop a comprehensive manpower development policy
framework that takes into account the specific need
s of men
and women, Persons living with Disability, HIV/AIDS, the
public and private sector at all levels




9

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


Human
Resource (HR)

Capacity

Enhanced productivity

Improved training,
deployment and
retention of key HR







Develop a Manpower Development Plan at

all levels



Provide adequate incentive
s

to retain skilled labour



Provide adequate resources for human resource capacity
development



Undertake Human Resource capacity survey



Improve labour market and engendered manpower statistics
including the care economy



Training

Increased levels of
skills and productivity

Improved quality of
training

Level of employer
satisfaction

No.

of institutions re
-
equipped
increased

No.

of instructors re
-
trained increase
d



Train unemployed youth in competency based demand
driven
skills, including the STEP programme



Promote and establish production units in all Vocational
Training Centers



Set standards for vocational training and entrepreneurial
development



Intensify co
-
operative education and its practice in
collaboration with sta
keholders



Expand
t
raining infrastructure for skills upgrading



Promote the training of people with disability



Implement National Apprenticeship Programme



Assist HR institutions to develop new syllabi/ curriculum to
meet requirement of industry



Conduct HR ne
eds assessment

e
-
Ghana/ICT project


WB
(PF)


Youth & Employment Study


WB
(A)


Dialogue between
industry and
skills/professional
training institutions
increased to produce
skilled labour required
for industry





Establish collaboration between human reso
urce capacity
development institutions and industry



3.

HEALTH

Access

Improved accessibility
to and utilization of
health and nutritional
services

% of supervis
ed delivery
by region increased

% of stunting in children
under 5



Develop and implement high

impact yielding strategies for
U5M and MM and Malnutrition



Redistribute health workers in favor of deprived areas



Increase government budget share for basic services at
district and sub
-
district levels

Financial and technical support for implementation of

Health
Sector POW

Funds Pool
: Danida,
DfID
, Netherlands, E
C
, UNFPA, World
Bank

Project
-
Specific

Funds
: AfDB, JICA, UNICEF, WHO,
USAID, GTZ
, Spain

MDBS
/
PRSC
To bridge equity gaps in access to quality
health care, help pilot decentralization of Personal
E
moluments; establish monitoring and evaluation systems for
human resource reforms established; and develop draft revised
Human Resource policy and strategy


10

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


S
ustainable
F
inancing

Improved resource
allocation to deprived
areas

Improved quality of
health ser
vices

No.

of indigents covered
by NHIS
and Exemptions
Scheme

Pop
ulation
-
doctor ratio

P
opulation
-
nurse ratio



Accelerate implementation of health insurance scheme



Expand pre service health training institutions facilities to
increase intake of trainees



Provi
de incentive schemes to support the retention and
redistribution of trained health personnel



Decentralize HR management to regional level

WHO support to health system strengthening

MDBS/PRSC

To
ensure sustainable financing arrangements that protect the
po
or
, support increased funding for exemptions in the 2006
budget proposal to at least the 2004 level

4.

MALARIA CONTROL

Management

Improved malaria case
management and
prevention

Malaria case fatality of
children under
-
5 per
10,000 pop
ulation




Ensure ear
ly case recognition



Ensure appropriate response and referral



Improve access to services

Financial and technical support for implementation of Health
Sector POW

Funds Pool
: Danida,
DfID
, Netherlands, EC
, UNFPA, World
Bank

Project
-
Specific

Funds
: AfDB, JIC
A, UNICEF, WHO,
USAID
, Second Urban Environm
ental Sanitation project


WB/Af
D/NDF









Prevention


Insecticide
-
Treated Nets
(ITN)

coverage of risk
groups (children under
-
5
and pregnant women)



Promote use of insecticide treated bed nets



Encourage drain
age, mosquito proofing and sanitation



Promote application of indoor and outdoor residual
spraying

Collaboration







Collaborate between departments and programmes in
health sector



Partnerships between government sector, private sector,
informal sector,
communities and Traditional Healers

Research










Increase availability of funds for research



Focus research agenda



Improve dissemination and utilization of results



Develop capacity for research

5
. VULNERABILITY AND EXCLUSION


Financial barriers to

health services
improved

Reduced malnutrition
-
related disorders and
deaths among young
children

Consumption of
affordable balanced
meals including the
consumption of
micronutrients among
children

Healthy work
environment that
protects workers from
physica
l and emotional
risks

Under
-
5

malnutrition rate
reduced


% of workplace accidents
reduced





Education on ILO Convention 161



Target areas where malnutrition and malnourishment is
severe for interventions



Replicate best practices and expand coverage



Ensure e
ffective management of the implementation of the
school feeding programme



Document findings on state of malnutrition around the
country with special reference to possible solution to the
problem



Produce equipment which pose less hazardous e.g. with
low noi
se level



Facilitate resource Inspectorate division of the MLGRD to
promote health and safety especially in the informal sector



Integrate occupational safety & health in school curriculum
for basic and vocational education

Financial and technical support fo
r implementation of Health
Sector POW

Funds Pool
: Danida,
DfID
, Netherlands, EC
, UNFPA, World
Bank

Project
-
Specific Funds
: AfDB, JICA, UNICEF, WHO,
USAID













11

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


6
. HIV/AIDS


HIV prevalence among
adult population
maintained below
3.1
%


Capacity of

institutions
and services to
PLWHAs and AIDS
orphans improved

Provision of HIV
-
related treatment
improved

% of adult population (15
-
49 yrs) with HIV is
3.1
%
or below



% of pregnant women
who are HIV infected
reduced

Ratio of orphans attending
school (10
-
14) to non
orphans increased

% of adult population with
HIV reduced

% of people with
advanced HIV infection
receiving antiretroviral
combination therapy
increased



Scale
-
up towards universal access to prevention, treatment,
care and support services



Intensi
fy behavior change strategies especially for high risk
groups




Prevent mother
-
to
-
child transmission



Ensure safe blood and blood products transfusion



Improve HIV/AIDS/STI management



Promote safe sex practices



Improve access to voluntary testing and counseli
ng,
condoms, and integrated youth friendly services



Develop national behavior change communication strategy



Advocate for elimination of negative socio
-
cultural
practices



Address gender based vulnerability including violence and
coercion and marginalization



Strengthen link between HIV/AIDS prevention
programmes and reproductive health and information
services

Financial and technical support for implementation of Health
Sector POW

Global F
und

(OF)

Funds Pool
: Danida,
DfID
, Netherlands, EC
, UNFPA, World
Bank

Project
-
Specific

Funds
: AfDB, JICA, UNICEF, WHO,
USAID
, CIDA


MDBS/PRSC

To
reduce the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
, support for
development of a national monitoring and evaluation
framework based on the strategic framework and the five
-
year
plan of wo
rk


Reduced impact of

HIV/AIDS
-
related
morbidity and
mortality


% of HIV infected
infants born to 1+W
infected mothers









Promote strategies that will reduce stigma and
discrimination



Rapid scale
-
up of comprehensive care including
antiretroviral thera
py to all who need it



Effectively standardize the utilization of useful traditional
and alternative medicine for the provision of long
-
term care



Ensure supportive environment for PLWAs



Ensure safety of OVCs



Strengthen the linkage between institutional care

and
community/

home
-
based care



Increase access to basic package of services for PLWAs

World Bank and
DfID

support through MSHAP

DANIDA, Global Fund, JICA, UNICEF, WHO, USAID


12

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions



Enhanced management
of national HIV/AIDS
response


National composite
policy in
dex


% of districts using at
least 1% of common fund
for HIV/AIDS



Strengthen the capacity and core functions of the Ghana
Aids Commission



Enhance the existing favorable socio
-
political and policy
environment



Promote a multi
-
sectoral and multi
-
disciplinary
approach in
the formulation and implementation of HIV/AIDS/STIs
policies and programmes at national, regional and district
levels



Develop and implement clear strategies for research



Monitoring and evaluation



Mobilize resources to meet the increasing demand

of new
and diversified programmes




Vulnerability &
exclusion of families
with PLWHAs
&
HIV/AIDS

reduced

% of people aged 15


24
who correctly identify
ways of preventing
transmission and reject
misconceptions, stigma
and discrimination


% of people re
porting
consistent use of condom
with a non
-
regular partner


Median age at first sex



Intensify prevention of HIV/AIDS through education and
support in the use of preventive mechanisms and the
reduction of stigma



Provide expanded and coordinated programmes

for care
and support for people with HIV/AIDS



Promote campaign leaders to widen the network of
HIV/AIDS educators around the country



Provision of ARV



Target high risks areas and groups for health and
HIV/AIDS awareness education



Increase percentage of bud
get allocation to HIV/AIDS
support



Promote attitude change on condom use and prevention



Sensitise public on gender dimensions of HIVAIDS



Provide support for care givers of PLWHAs

World Bank and
DfID

support through MSHAP

DANIDA, Global Fund, JICA, UNICEF,
WHO, USAID
,
UNDP

MDBS/PRSC

To
reduce the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic,

help scale up
the provision of antiretroviral combination therapy (ART) for
people with advanced HIV and accelerate implement
ation of
interventions for

high
-
risk groups and areas w
ith high prevalence


Safety and well being
of orphans and
vulnerable children
increased as well as
implementation of
legal framework that
protects the rights of
OVCs














Institute measures that protect AIDS orphans from
stigmatization and discrimi
nation



Provide adequate resource care homes in support of
orphaned children



Provide adequate counseling services and safety nets for
children affected and infected with HIV/AIDS



Train more professional counselors and provide incentives
for them to go to ru
ral areas



Disseminate information on laws and enforce them



Increase accountability of agencies responsible for handling
violence cases



Promote fostering and adoption and as a last resort
institutional care of child

World Bank and
DfID

support through MSHAP

DANIDA, Global Fund, JICA, UNICEF, WHO, USAID



13

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


7
. POPULATION MANAGEMENT

Access to
F
amily
P
lanning
S
ervices

Proportion of women
and men using family
planning increased

Contraceptive prevalence
rate increased



Decentralize counseling services



Strengthen th
e family planning component of maternal
health delivery



Promote the sale of contraceptives through community
agents including Maternity Homes and Field Agents

UNFPA support to major interventions backed by USAID and
World Bank





Education

Awareness of
family
and reproductive
health issues among
the youth improved

Total fertility rate reduced



Promote family planning/RH education into formal and
informal and out of school training programmes to prepare
the youth for responsible parenthood

Population g
rowth rate
reduced



Ensure availability of and accessibility to FP services to all
who seek such services including the youth



Educate and motivate the population at community levels
on health, social and demographic values of family planning



Promote adult e
ducation and functional literacy with bias
towards the maintenance of family values, reproductive
health, population and development interrelation


Enrolment ratio of the

girl
-
child increases at
all levels
:


Pre
-
School,
Primary, JSS, SSS,
TVET

Median a
ge at first
marriage increased



Promote policies and programmes that encourage girls to
continue schooling up to at least secondary school



Promote programmes to improve school enrolment rate



Reduce high dropout rate

















Demographic database
and

population
projections improved

Coverage of births and
deaths registration
increased



Promote inter
-
sectoral collaboration on birth and death
registration coverage



Educate the public on birth and death issues



Enhance birth and death service delivery


Imp
rove population
database with
population factors
integrated into
development planning
at all levels

Surveys conducted at
appropriate times
(population census, DHS,
CWIQ)



Accelerate the development and maintenance of effective
and efficient population datab
ase



Publish and disseminate population reports

8
. WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION

Safe W
ater

Rural population with
access to safe water
increases

Rural population wit
h
access to safe water
increased



Provide new investment in rural water especially i
n
g
uinea
worm endemic areas

CIDA, World Bank

(Comm
uni
ty Water


OF)
, DANIDA, E
C
,
UNICEF, AfDB, KfW, France (AFD)
, USAID



14

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


Guinea worm cases
eradicated

Number of guinea worm
endemic villages with
access to safe water


Certification as guinea
worm free in 2009



Improve communit
y owned and managed water supply
systems



Strengthen the management of ongoing investments in
deprived regions



Ensure timely disbursement of recurrent budget to CWSA



Ensure timely disbursement of DACF



Strengthen public
-
private and NGO partnership in water
p
rovision



Strengthen HR capacity in water management

MDBS/PRSC

For
increased access to safe and sustainable water and
sanitation coverage for rural and small town populations
,
support imp
lementation of the National Water Policy


NGO support from WaterAid, World Vision, Church of Christ

Urban population with
access to safe water
increases




Strengthen the management of Ghana Water Company to
enhance service develivery



Support the introduction of private sector into the
management and o
peration of the water supply systems under
management and/or lease contract management



Mobilize new investment for urban water systems



Extend distribut
ion networks, especially to low
-
income
consumers



Provide standpipes for poor communities



Assess the lifet
ime tariffs for poor urban households

Netherlands

Water Treatment Plant in the Brong Ahafo Region
--

Spain
(PF)


NGO support from WaterAid, World Vision, Church of Christ

Urban Water


WB
(OF)

Sustainable
M
anagement

Water resources
management improve
d





Identify water resources management needs



Establish basin representation and coordination



Facilitate water resource management education



Implement integrated water resource management
communication strategy



Manage all water resource (surface and ground eff
iciently



Improve human resource capacity in water management

DANIDA, EC

CIDA (HAP)
(OF)

CIDA Support to Water Sector
(A)

Support for data collection


EC
(A)


Sanitation

Population with access
to adequate sanitation
increased

% of population with
access t
o adequate
sanitation increased

% of solid waste collected
and disposed of in sanitary
landfills increased in 5
largest cities
--
Accra,
Tema, Kumasi, Takoradi,
Tamale



Improve household and institutional sanitation



Promote the construction and use of domesti
c latrines



Rationalize and update District Assembly bye
-
laws on safe
management of liquid and solid waste at the household level



Enforce laws on the provision of sanitation facilities by
landlords



Improve the treatment and disposal of waste in major towns
and cities



Integrate hygiene education into water and sanitation
delivery

Rural water and sanitation interventions by DPs in the water
sector



USAID
,
France AFD
, EC

Second Urban Environmental
Sanitation Project
-

World
Bank
/
NDF/
AFD

(OF)


15

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

Development Part
ner Contributions


Environmental
S
an
itation

Environmental
sanitation improved





Acquire land for the treatment and disposal of solid waste
in major towns and cities



Establish water and sanitation boards in small towns



Support public
-
private partnership in solid waste
management



Build capacit
y of District Assemblies to better manage
environmental sanitation

UN
-
HABITAT

Second Urban Environmental Sanitation
p
roject


World
Bank/AFD/STWSSP

Community Based Rural Development (WB)

EDF projects (EC
)

9
. URB
A
N DEVELOPMENT, HOUSING AND SLUM UPGRADING


Improved land use
planning and urban
infrastructure

Proportion of people
living in slum areas
reduced



Provide and implement strategic development plans for
urban centers



Enforce implementation of land use plans



Coordinate all aspects of town development



Facilitate public
-
private partnership in the development of
urban infrastructure and provision of basic services



Foster the growth of settlements which can support rural
transformation



Improve infrastructure facilities in slum areas and the
restriction of

the formation of new slums



Ensure efficient and effective management of fold control
and drainage systems



Promote and facilitate private sector participation in flood
control systems and coastal protection

Second
Urban Environment
al

Sanitation
p
roject


W
orld
Bank, AFD, Nordic
Development
Fund
(OF)

Land Administration Project
(OF)

Kumasi Atlanta City Partnership (KAP) study (PHRD)
(A)

Cities Growth and linkages study


WB, AFD
(A)

National Urban Development program WB/Cities Alliance
(A)

Urban Development
Project


AFD
(OF)

Urban Roads Construction (AFD)
(OF)

Urban V Project (AFD/NDF)


(OF)


Improved access to
safe and affordable
housing

% of population with
access to secure housing
increased



Streamline and improve land acquisition procedures



Establish mo
rtgage finance institutions to provide varied
ending and savings services to house owners, would
-
be house
owners and estate developers



Facilitate private sector involvement in the provision of
rental accommodation in urban centers



Ensure that all housing f
acilities are adequate and friendly
to persons with disability and located in healthy environment



Promote the manufacture and use of local building
materials and appropriate technologies in housing

UN
-
HABITAT


MIGA Guarantees for SSNIT housing
(PF)

Housing

Study


PPAIAF/WB
(A)

Ghana Housing Program
-

IFC
(PF)



16


GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


PILAR

III
:
GOOD GOVERNANCE AND CIVIC RESPON
ISBILITY

1
.
STRENGTHENING PRACTICE OF DEMOCRACY

AND THE RULE OF LAW


A

relatively autonomous
Parliament with
independent budget

Improved law making
capabilities of legislature

More effective monitoring
of the public purse

Establishment of
constitutiona
l Review
Commission

% increase of budgetary
allocation to the
Parliament

Establish
ment of

a
functioning Drafting
Committee within
Parliament



Review constitutional power relations



Establish relative resource parity



Build capacity of Parliament to draft l
aws

Parliamentary Strengthening
Programme



啓r䥄f
(
OF
)

Dani
sh Co
-
operation with Parliament



䑁义kA
(
OF
)

Ghana Par. Com
mittee Support Project Phase II



䍉䑁

(
OF
)

Strengthen
ing parliaments’ information systems in Africa

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ⰠI

䕓A

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nance and move牴r
剥duc瑩on



A晄䈠
(
OF
)

Good Governance
Programme



dermany 䝔w

(OF)

Cooperation with Parliament

--

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
(
OF
)

Support to

police



c牡nce

(OF)

Capacity building of Parliame
nt, NCCE, Judiciary, NEC


啎䑐

(
A,
OF
)

e
-
Ghana/ICT project


t䈠
(PF)

Econ. Mgmt Cap Bldg
Project




(PF)

Telecom TA


t䈠
(A)


Continuous registration of
eligible
V
oters

Frequent up
date of
Voters’ Register

Partial state funding of
political parties

Nati
onal ID system
established

No. of civic educational
Programme
s introduced
by NCCE/MOI

Election Fund established



Support institutions and schemes aimed at empowering
civic participation



Ensure f
ree access to public information


Improve case management
sy
stems

of the courts
includi
ng scaling up
mechanization
, e
nhance
h
uman
r
esource
l
evels
,
r
evise and implement rule
of procedures and
expansion of infrastructure

Effectively mainstream
Alternative Dispute
Resolution mechanisms

Streamline legal &
i
nstitu
tional framework
for enforcement




No.

of cases disposed of

(as a % of cases filed

% of all courts
computerized

% increase in the no. of
beneficiaries of free legal
aid

Availability of free Legal
Aid




















UNDP


(
PF
)

World Bank Institute


(
PF
)

Good Governance Programme: Rule of Law, Support to
Serious Fraud Office, Support to Anti
-
Corruption
Coalition
--

Germany GTZ
(OF)

DANIDA

E
quipment for
p
olice and
immigration s
ervice



Spain
(PF)

Training Programme on Peace Building and Good
Governance
for African Civilian Personnel


䥴慬fI
啎䑅aA

Support to Kofi Annan Int’l Peacekeeping Training Centre


䥴慬f


MDBS/PRSC

For
improved governance and public accountability
, help
implement activities aimed at reducing fraud and
combating corruption. Al
so, support submission of the
Freedom of Information Bill to Parliament






17

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions



Access to public facilities
for disabled enhanced

Reduction in case of
domestic rights violation

Reduction in cases of
worst forms of child
labour, child trafficking
and child abuse

Passage of Disability Bill

Passage of Domestic
Violence Bill

Social Protection Policy
formulated

Number of children
rescued from child labo
u
r

Integrated Child
Development Policy
formulated



Reduce

i
nternational instruments into municipal laws



Introduce soci
al protection schemes for the vulnerable and
excluded



Introduce policies and
p
rogramme
s to protect the rights of
children



Progress towards
international security
personnel: population ratio

Reduction in cases of
abuse of alleged offenders

Reduction in r
ate of small
arms acquisition

Proportion of security
staff to population

No
. and type of t
raining to
improve staff capabilities

No.

of
e
ducation
Programme
s to sensitize
population on dangers of
small arms



Improve institutional capacity of
the Police, Im
migration
Service, Prisons and Narcotic Control Board
s



Sensitize public on dangers of small arms



Regulate
p
rivate sector involvement in the provision of
security

Support to Police


France (
OF
)

Support to National Commission on Small Arms (Fire
Arms Bur
eau, baseline survey, awareness campaign)
--

UNDP

2
. ENHANCING DECENTRALI
Z
ATION

Administrative

Decentraliz
ation

Ability of MMDAs to hire
and fire staff

Enhanced citizens
participation in decision
making

Redefined size and
functions of sub
-
district
stru
ctures

No.

of a
ctions in NDAP
implemented

Schemes and
conditions of
Local Government
Service prepared

No.

of Area and Zonal
councils restructured and
operational

New size and functions
determined



Implement National
Decentralization Action Plan



Operation
aliz
e

of Local Government Service



Restructure operations of Area and Zonal councils and
make them more functional



Review size and functions of sub
-
district structures

Support to De
centralization Reforms in Ghana


DANIDA
(
OF
)


EC



(
OF/PF
)

CIDA (DWAP
, DISC
AP, WUSC/C
EC
I CPB
)


(
OF
)

Germany
GTZ


(
A)
and

KfW

(
OF
)

France

Government Accountability Impr
oves Trust II (GAIT II)
Project
--

USAID
(
OF
)

Comm. Based Rural Dev. Pro
ject



WB/AFD
(
OF
)

Capacity building for district budgeting and planning
--

UNDP

(
A, OF,
P
F
)

MDBS/PRSC

To
implement framework for decentralized delivery of
local public services
, continue to support implementation
of the National Decentralization Action Plan, including
harmonized capacity building for local governments and
preparing composite b
udget guidelines for 2007


Support improvements in PFM system with focus on
revenue mobilization system


Switzerland
(PF)

Political

Decentralization

Enhanced citizens
participation in the choice
of DCEs

Constitutional r
eview
process initiated



Promote el
ection of District Chief Executives

Fiscal

Decentralization

Higher proportion of IGF
to ceded revenue

Expanded practice of
Composite Budgeting

%
i
ncrease in internally
-
generated revenue

% increase in districts
implementing Composite
Budgeting

Baseline:


2005

25
Dist
rict

Assemblies



Promote internal revenue generation



Expand
C
omposite
B
udgeting


18

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


3
. MANAGING PUBLIC POLICY


Improved interaction
between MPs and policy
formulation processes

Continuation of National
Dialogue mechanisms

Improved presence of
wo
men in public decision
-
making

Integrating chiefs and civil
society groups in policy
management

No.

of Parliamentary
outreach
p
rogram
mes

National Forum on Public
Policy

Proportional increase in
no.

of women in public
life

No.

of platforms created
for civi
l society
participation



Involve Parliament in policy formulation process



Create avenues for inter
-
party participation in policy
formulation



Increase the representation of women in public life



Create opportunities for civil society participation in
managing

public policy

USAID
-

(
O
F
)

RAVI



DfID
(
OF
)

G
-
RAP, PARLIAMENT CTTE

--

CIDA

(OF)

Development Dialogue Series


WB

Speakers Breakfast Forum


UNDP
(OF)




National capacity in conflict prevention


UNDP
(OF, A)

Public Sector
R
eform

MDA/MMDA efficiency
and e
ffectiveness
enhanced

Identified overlaps in
MDAs/MMDAs

Enhanced capacity of
NDPC to monitor policy
implementation

Redefinition of
r
oles of
MDAs under Public
Sector Reform

Improved conditions of
s
ervice under PSR

No.

of Govt. policies
compatible with SEA

Improved Annual Reports
of MDAs

Annual APRs



Provide clear mandate and T
erms of Reference for
institutions



Accelerate
the on
going public sector reform program
me
s



Use Strategic Environmental Assessment in public policy
processes



Strengthen demand for M&E



P
rovide Feedbacks on M&E

DfID



(
OF
/
PF
)

E
con
M
gmt
C
ap
B
ldg

Project


WB

(
PF
)

e
-
Ghana/ICT project


WB
(PF)

Netherlands

Germany

Switzerland

JICA


(
PF
)

France


(
PF
)

PSU IV,
Partnership Support,

CIDA
(A)

Central govt. Planned BS

--

CIDA
(PF)

Support for Chi
nery
-
Hesse Committee on condition of
Service for Sr. Public Servants


UNDP

(OF)


MDBS/PRSC

To

implement refocused public sector reform
, continue
supporting implementation of PSR strategy via multiple
initiatives
, and c
ontinue to support deepening payroll
management and control

Improved payroll &
personnel management by
ensuring that changes to
records are effected within
one month

IPPD made operational for
all MDAs (including
Subvented Agencies)


Quarterly IPPD reports
and annual payroll audits
undertak
en (MOV)



Establish reconciled payroll and personnel database with
demarcated responsibilities and integrity arrangements

4
. WOMEN EMPOWERMENT


Increased proportional
representation of women
in public life

Increase
d
access to
support for victims of
viol
ence

More functional
institutions dealing with
women and children

Better targeting of
No. of w
omen in the 3
arms of
g
overnment
(Senior Ranks)

No.

of new WAJUs
established

No.

of m
icro
-
credit
schemes targeting women

% i
ncrease in actua
l and
budgetary allocations to
women and children


Promote awareness of existing laws



Enhance capacity of appropriate enforcement agencies



Expand coverage of institutions dealing with women rights



Progressively imp
lement affirmative action for women



Expand and sustain micro finance schemes for women



Strengthen institutions dealing with women and children



Incorporate gender analysis in the policy formulation
process

UN System Gender
Programme



(
A,
OF
,
/PF
)

Women ent
repreneurs access to finance project
--

IFC
(PF)

SME Entrepreneurial Devpt. Initiative for women
-
owned
business


IFC
(PF)


19

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


resources to women


institutions

Gender b
udgeting
introduced

5.
ENHANCING DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION


Government policies made
more accessible to the
general public

Increased citizen
involvem
ent in policy
implementation

Increased media interest in
development
communication

Expanded opportunity for
feedback on policy
implementation

Comprehensive National
Information policy

No. of functioning
w
ebsites of MDAs

Education
Programme
s on

e
-
governanc
e

No.

of additional
community radio stations
licensed and operational

No. and type of c
itizen
reports on policy
implementation

DevCom t
raining
Programme
s for media
practitioners



Develop
and implement i
nformation management policy



Facilitate access and enab
ling

environment



Involve

the marginalized in governance
through access to
information



Encourage private community radio stations



Promote development of citizen monitoring of public
policy implementation



Improve media interest in development communication

E
con
M
gmt
C
ap
B
ldg


WB
(
PF
)

DfID

UNDP


(
OF
)

Feasibility studies to enhance efficiency of various
government departments
--

Spain
(PF)

6
. ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE

Fiscal Policy
M
anagement

Effective implementation
of
g
overnment policies


Reduce deviation fr
om
original budget of
composition of
expenditure by MDAs
(baseline: budget
deviation index in 2004
-

18%)



Align

budget strategic policy priorities with GPRS

MDBS

To
strengthen budget formulation
, help expand register to
cover all loan and grants agreement
s, with information
updated quarterly
.
Include HIPC funds in the budget
formulation process, with allocations by MDAs in the
budget proposal
.
Support for Public Procurement Entities
to be established in MDAs

Help
e
nsure that the provisions of the Publi
c Procurement
Act fully implemented and applied

Help e
nsure that the
g
overnment’s computerized financial
and accounting system (BPEMS) is fully operational


E
C
,
World Bank,

DfID
, USAID

Revenue Mobilisation Support Project
--

Germany GTZ
(OF, A)

DANIDA


S
up
port

to

public procurement board
‘s

monitoring and
evaluation system
--

Switzerland
(OF)


Continued improvement in
comprehensiveness,
accuracy and timeliness of
budget formulation,
acco
unting and reporting

BPEMS generated and
reconciled fiscal reports
issued monthly within 4
weeks (FAA)

Increased % of total public
expenditures reported by
CAGD

CAGD reports and
financial statements of
accounts (MOV)



Increase compliance with FAA and FAR



Enforce budget control on SOEs










Improved competition in
the procurement process

% of awarded contracts
above the established for
small purchases



Promote compliance with the Public Procurement Act


20

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


Make operational public
procurement complaints
mechanism

C
all for tenders and award
of contracts pu
blicly
available

Annual PPB reports
(MOV)

Securities market study
-

IFC
(PF)

Credit reporting bill
-

IFC
(OF)



Improved transparency
and accountability of
government operations
including procurement
processes and operation of
statutory funds

Timeliness of submission
of a
udit reports to the
legislature

Formal response by the
government to
recommendations issued
by the Auditor General,
and quarterly progress
reporting on the
implementation of AG's
recommendations

Auditor General’s report
to Parliament (MOV)



Comply with leg
al requirements on external auditing

Monetary Policy
Management

Sustained foreign
exchange r
eserves

Relative stability in
foreign exchange m
arket

Removal of Secondary
Reserves



Maintain competitive real exchange rates

IMF

World Bank

E
con
M
gmt
C
ap
B
ldg


WB (
PF
)

DfID


Computerization of the
i
nter
-
b
ank foreign
exchange market




Establish an effective inter
-
bank foreign exchange market



Review Foreign Exchange Laws



Revise laws and procedures governing the
b
anking sector



Conduct regular supervision of bank
s

Increased supply of long
-
term capital to private
sector

Real
r
ates of Return on
SSNIT Investments



Implement schemes to increase long
-
term savings/funds



Review SSNIT Law



Expand bond markets



Review the SEC Law

Low
r
a
tes of inflation,
possibly single
digit

Improved liquidity
management

Development of normal
yield curves in the
financial markets

Increased availability of
funds for
p
rivate
s
ector to
access



Review BoG secondary reserve requirements as monetary
policy instrument



Ensure increasing use of OM
O in monetary management


21

GPRS Goals

Expected Outcomes

Indicators to Track
Implementation towards
Outcomes

Government Strategies and Actions

De
velopment Partner Contributions


Less crowding out of
private sector from credit
m
arket

Increased private sector
access to c
redit

Less g
overnment
b
orrowing
f
rom DMBs

Establish Credit
Referencing Bureau



Promote competition in the financial system to reduce hig
h
interest rate sprea
d and ensure competitive rates
(
t
o ensure
competitive pricing of financial products)


Availability of diversified
financial institutions
providing alternative
financial services to bank
products




Improv
e

the administrative framework

for micro finance



Develop micro finance product designed to address the
needs of agriculture



Review the NBFI Law



Establish central securities depository for government
securities



Enact

long
-
term savings law for private pension and
housing schemes

Econ Mgm
t Cap Bldg


WB (
PF)

MSME Project


WB
(PF)

SPEED II
--

Germany GTZ/KfW together with DANIDA
(PF)

Rural Financial Services Project


WB

(OF)

UNDP
(A)

Good Corporate
Governance

Reduction in number of
cases of misapplication of
corporate funds

Bette
r corpor
ate
management practice

More accountable entities
and directors


Number of corporate
entities and leaders
sanctioned for bad
corporate governance
practices

Campaigns to promote
proper business ethics

Customer service units
established in MDAs

Citizen scor
e cards on
service and conduct of
corporate entities



Ensure that corporations act as good corporate citizens with
regard to human rights, social responsibility and
environmental sustainability



Promote the adoption of codes of good business ethics in
achiev
ing the objectives of the organization



Ensure that corporations treat all their stakeholders in a fair
and just manner



Provide opportunity for service recipients to hold
corporations and directors to account

UNDP

Support to judiciary


UNDP

National mechan
ism for conflict prevention


UNDP


7
. PROMOTING AN EVIDENCE
-
BASED DECISION MAKING


Production of timely valid
and reliable statistical data

Improved capacity of
s
tatistical service


Report on rationalization
of roles of various data
producing institu
tions

Harmonized Statistical
Law

Statistical Masterplan to
improve the collection,
processing and publication
of statistical data

Report on i
nternational
standards and good
practices adopted



Strengthen
database for policy formulation and decision
making t
hrough:



Rationalizing the production of data within the statistical
system



Defining the roles and mandates of the various data
producing institutions



Adopting common definitions, methods and classifications



Review of the Statistical Law and adoption of a statistical
master plan



Adoption of international standards and good practices
system
-
wide, including the United Nations Principles for
Official Statistics and the IMF’s General Data Dissemination
Standards

D
fID

WB

IMF

UNICEF

UNFPA

Support to NDPC and GSS


UNDP

(A, OF, PF)

Danida

MEAS. IMPACT


CIDA
(A
,
FS
)

EMMSD
AG

--

EC
(OF)