The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has held it’s maiden regional sensitization forum in Goaso, the Ahafo regional capital.
GIPC is a government agency established under Act 865 to promote, coordinate, and facilitate investment in the Ghanaian economy.
On 3rd October, 2023, the GIPC, in collaboration with the Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council,Ghana Export Promotion Authority,Ghana Enterprise Agency,EXIM bank and other local authorities, held the debut GIPC regional
sensitization forum to sensitize the people of Ahafo region about the need to process and profile their businesses to assist them attract support from financial institutions.
The program was held at the Zeniel Oasis hotel and attended by farmers, business men and women, producers, artisans, government officials among others.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the program after presentation, the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation , George O Kusi Asafo-Agyei said the GIPC mandate is to promote, coordinate, encourage and facilitate investment in the Ghanaian economy.
Mr Asafo-Agyei explained that, the team’s visit to the region is to help them look at local content requirements of potential business investments in the region by lacing with MDA’s in other to bring to the doorsteps the services of the GIPC to other parts of the country and to also to let them know how the centre can be of Assistance to the people of the region in their businesses.
He further explained that, the identified investment opportunities will be profiled and marketed to potential investors and also put into the centres website for anybody in the world to access the information adding that, the centre, when on investment missions carries the projects identified along to market them to potential investors and to as well showcase them to investment delegations that visits the country.
The local entrepreneurs and business owners who attended the program appreciated the GIPC’s efforts to educate them about the avenues available for financial support and investment.