Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Collaborates With UNDP For Opportunities

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) joined the United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) SDG Impact, and Global Investor for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance, to open air the “SDG Investment Platform” tool that gives market knowledge on investment openings in Ghana and beyond.

The launch in Ghana, was coordinated in simultaneousness with the global launch at the edge of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development and the SDG Investment Fair.

The SDG Investment Platform offers insight, data, and impact measurement tools to both local and foreign investors, with the purpose of fast-tracking attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The SDG investor Map, a key feature of the platform, provides market intelligence for private sector investors, by translating country-level SDG gaps and priorities into investment opportunities.

According to the CEO of GIPC, Mr Yofi Grant, the Investment Platform lines up with the establishment’s evenhanded to identify and promote investment opportunities in the country. He additionally said, the UNDP’s market insight apparatus is firmly lined up with the command of GIPC.


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During his discourse at the event, Mr Yofi Grant also expressed that, the SDG Investor Map is a solid and exhaustive arrangement of information that assists the centre with distinguishing investment opportunities that they can promote on the side of the Government’s vision.

Accordingly, the execution of the SDG Investor Map follows precisely the methodology his outfit additionally seek after at GIPC. He believes that, this will uphold their endeavors in working with an appealing investment structure and pushing for investors’ interests in policymaking.

He said the GIPC will keep working with UNDP to facilitate sector focused investments, and that, the Centre counts on the power of the SDG Investor Platform to make Ghanaian opportunities available to international audiences.

With Ghana’s SDG financing gap assessed at $43 billion every year, the investment platform avails the means to address the shortfalls, and establish a favorable investment environment to drive the country’s advancement plan.

The platform has also been distinguished as an energizing possibility to mitigate GIPC’s endeavors in raising 100 Billion Cedis through investments as visualized in the country’s Coronavirus Alleviation and Revitalization of Enterprises Program.

Effectively, the SDG Investor Map has brought up Investment Opportunty Areas within five (5) recognized need areas in Ghana – Agriculture, Infrastructure, Communications, Healthcare and Consumer Goods – where the private sector can can explore.

Notable among these IOAs are; construction of affordable housing, provision of internet hotspots for rural areas, digitalization of healthacare delivery, and scaling up aquaculture.

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