Crack team from IFC in Ghana to help shape Ghana’s Obaatampa Care Programme

A team from the International Finance Corporation, IFC is in Ghana to help strategise on how to align the 100 billion cedis Ghana Coronavirus Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises Support (CARES) Obataanpa programme with the World Bank member’s medium-term strategy.

The team is in Ghana for a two-day retreat, which will concentrate on priority areas of the programme.

A statement from the Ministry of Finance said the retreat will discuss government’s strategic plan for private sector development and unlocking long-term growth capital to support micro-, small- and medium-scale enterprises, among others, under a synergised CARES and IFC Ghana Strategy.

The team from IFC is led by Sergio Pimenta, who is Vice President for Middle East and Africa, with the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta leading government’s team.

Also scheduled to participate in the retreat Ministers for Trade and Industry, Food and Agriculture, Communication and Digitisation and Works and Housing.

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