Ghana - Institutional Support to two Ministries Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Oct 1998
Signature Date 13 Jan 1999
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2005
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2005
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 1,671,850.2
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Institutional Support to two Ministries Project aims to strengthen the Government's national economic management capacity. It should complement various ongoing capacity building programmes in the Ministry of Finance (MOF), namely the multi-donor Public Financial Management Reform Programme (PUFMARP), the World Bank-assisted Economic Management Support Project (EMS), and various assistance by bilateral donors. The project enhance the capacity of NGOs, with special attention to women NGOs and also it seeks to create foundation for enhancing civil society’s participation in the development process and the Bank Group operations in the country. It consists of the six main components, namely: (a) strengthening aid and debt management; (b) strengthening physical audits if Government projects; (c) strengthening economic research; (d) strengthening civil society participation; (e) strengthening of AfDB Desk and (f) project management unit.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to strengthen the Government's national economic management capacity. The immediate project objectives are: to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Finance, and related economic organs of Government to formulate economic policy, manage the national debt, and monitors the implementation of the development programmes and projects and to facilitate participation of civil society in economic management.


The main beneficiaries of the project are: i) the following divisions of Ministry of Finance (MOF): Aid and Debt Management Unit (ADMU), Research Division (RD) and Project Implementation Monitoring Unit (PIMU); ii) the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare (MESW), the Government agency responsible for NGO matters; iii) a number of NGOs, and iv) ADB Desk.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning


IATI identifier 46002-P-GH-K00-002
Last Update 30 Nov 2022


Contact Details

Name MATILA Mothobi P.S.

Geographic Location

Country Ghana