GHANA - Post Covid-19 Skills Development and Productivity Enhancement Project (PSDPEP)

Project Summary

Approval Date 29 Jun 2022
Signature Date 27 Jul 2022
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2027
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Mar 2028
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11231
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 20,140,000
Status Approved

Project General Description

This intervention concerns the Post-COVID-19 Skills Development and Productivity Enhancement Project (PSDPEP). It aims to contribute to Ghana’s Post-Covid-19 recovery. It is a skills development project that focuses on infrastructure improvements in higher education for the health sector, technical and entrepreneurial skills, and public communication on health and MSMEs public communication. The project will assess the nature of individual disabilities and ensure that the appropriate skills and competences are provided. It will also enhance women’s access to credit and financial literacy and information sharing and contribute to supporting the formalization of mostly existing women’s MSMEs. The Project will have two interrelated technical components and one on project management. They are: (i) skills development in higher education to strengthen the health sector, (ii) rebuilding youths’ and women’s livelihoods through entrepreneurship and employment creation.

Project Objectives

The project development objective is to contribute to Ghana’s Post-Covid-19 recovery through infrastructure development to build health-related skills in higher education, the restoration of livelihoods and the creation of jobs among youths and women.


The major beneficiaries of the project will be staff and clients of the project implementing institutions, youths and women operating MSMEs and / or in cooperatives, and the population of Ghana in general. People with disabilities will be encouraged to participate in pertinent aspects of the project that pertains to their peculiar situations so as to foster social inclusion. It is expected to benefit at least 24,800 direct beneficiaries and 50,000 indirect beneficiaries.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-GH-I00-002
Last Update 09 Dec 2022


Contact Details

Name EKOH Ugonma Patience

Geographic Location

Country Ghana
Coordinates Location Name
5.55602 -0.1969 Accra