Oil platform off the Sekondi-Takoradi Coast Western Region of Ghana Ghana produces million cubic feet of natural gas per day and in which natural gas production in Ghana has been restrained from full production capacity since Decemberdue to delays in construction of a Ghanaian gas refinery in Sekondi-Takoradi that was scheduled to be completed by December and now scheduled to be completed by Decemberand due to which in turn has led to gas flaring and Ghana losing hundreds of millions a day since December in revenues from natural gas production.
Seeing the booming economy can definitely make you want to call the place home. Economic growth of For these reasons, Ghana has become increasingly attractive to foreign investors. Telecommunications Earlier this year the mobile penetration rate in Ghana surpassed percent. This does not necessarily mean that every Ghanaian has a mobile phone.
Accounting for multiple sim cards or ownership of multiple mobile phones, telecom insiders estimate that mobile phone ownership is just approaching 16 million. Opportunity for growing the voice market is hard to ignore. But tower managers and telecom investors alike will see the greatest growth in data services.
A booming oil and gas sector is pushing for better all-around service to support their growth while telecom companies continue to build infrastructure in order to improve quality and stability. Installations should also increase network capacity in order to cope with upcoming traffic increases.
The introduction of more competitive service bundles and specialized data products can definitely add to profit margins.
Financial Services The Banking Act in laid the foundation for change in the financial services industry. Since its passage, financial services in Ghana have improved tremendously.
A thriving economy and growing incomes usually underline the potential of the financial sector. But Ghana has shown more promise than other countries in the region. Take Cameroon for example. It has a similar level of income, yet Ghana has more than double the number of ATMs per head of the adult population.
Benin, also with a similar level of income, only has one-third of the banks per head of adult population compared to Ghana. Services in the country have improved. The recent integration of banking ATMs among nine banks in the country, including Standard Chartered Bank, Zenith Bank and Ecobank, allows customers to use their bank cards at ATMs serviced by banks different than the card provider.
Barclays created a buzz earlier this year with the announcement of deposit-taking ATMs in Ghana.
and ORIO are popular instruments for the improvement of the health sector infrastructure. Ghana was the greatest recipient of ORET financing for a total funding of € million. Currently 3 Orio projects in the health sector are pending for a total value of € 70 million. International Journal of Business and Social Science Vol. 3 No. 19; October Key Issues on Occupational Health and Safety Practices in Ghana: A Review. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is the largest buyer of medical equipment in Ghana. However, the MOH does not allocate sufficient funds to procuring the necessary devices. With funding being a key restraint to the uptake of new technologies, the medical device industry is especially affected due to the high initial capital investment required.
The service will help to reduce the extremely long queues in banks. But these efforts are not enough. Big ideas and little capital is the story of most Ghanaian banks.
Corporate banking and finance units are understaffed and inefficiently utilized. International trade thrives without adequate trade financing. Bank managers know this and are trying to rapidly improve the quality of service. But, as the story normally goes, capital investment is needed to maintain growth and meet the ever-increasing needs of consumers.
But the returns never stop coming.
The office and commercial sectors are plagued by poor management and lack of capacity. Downtown Accra and neighboring suburbs are seeing a surge in construction as developers see a growing influx of cash from foreign investors.
Improvements in consumer financing and mortgages in the banking sector will also add to the opportunity for residential and commercial real estate. Industrial Ghana is an industrial darling on the continent.
It is more advanced than many other African countries.
But it still nowhere near its full potential.Official Government of Ghana Website, Ghana News. Information Services Department P.O.
Box , Accra. Tel - + 0 Structure of Health Care in Ghana Two governmental bodies oversee health care infrastructure and delivery in Ghana – the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ghana Health Services (GHS).
Until , the MOH oversaw the direct provision of health service delivery in Ghana. Today, health service delivery is provided by GHS. CSIR-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI) and others have received the Best Maize Breeding Team, award under the project, Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA).The team representing Ghana was coordinated by Dr.
(Mrs.) Priscilla Francisco Ribeiro, a research scientist from CRI who received the AWARD on behalf of Ghana. and ORIO are popular instruments for the improvement of the health sector infrastructure. Ghana was the greatest recipient of ORET financing for a total funding of € million.
Currently 3 Orio projects in the health sector are pending for a total value of € 70 million. Investment opportunities available in the health sector are in: • Hospitals and clinics • Health Centers • Maternity Homes • Laboratories • Chemical shops • hospital equipment • research and development facilities • drugs and pharmaceuticals • preventive products e.g.
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