Priority Sectors

The Ministry maintains close working relations with the Private Sector through the following institutions:

  • Agriculture & Agro-Processing – Provision of agricultural inputs such as improved seeds and agrochemicals including fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. Veterinary drugs, vaccines and chemicals; animal feed and feed ingredients are also required.
  • Cotton & Textiles – Ghana has a reputation for producing high quality, traditionally designed printed cloth. The widely celebrated Kente cloth of the Ashanti and Ewe people are hand-woven and brightly coloured with traditional symbols and design.
  • Food Processing – Investment opportunities exist for producers and processing companies.
  • Forestry – Incentives to the sector may apply under the following provisions; There is custom duty exemption for agricultural, and industrial plant, machinery and equipment imported for investment purpose. etc.
  • Health – Investment opportunities available in the health sector are in; Hospitals and clinics, Health Centers, Maternity Homes, Laboratories, Chemical shops etc.
  • Horticulture – The following are the investment opportunities in the horticulture industry in Ghana; Production :Investment opportunities are available for companies/factories to produce horticultural products for the local and international markets, especially to European markets.
  • Mineral Processing – Emphasis on investment promotion has been a major objective of the industry with a shift to a comprehensive vision that facilitates greater exploitation of Ghana’s industrial minerals. etc
  • Oil & Gas – Due to the emerging nature of the industry, opportunities exist in virtually every area of the petroleum industry, both upstream and downstream. etc.
  • Tourism – The increasing number of tourists and the evolving profile of today’s traveler demand a host of new tourism offering and infrastructure projects. A wide spectrum of investment opportunities arise out of Ghana’s long-term tourism plans.
  • Utility – The water supply and sanitation infrastructure is insufficient, especially in rural areas. Major investments are needed to extend coverage as well as rehabilitate and maintain existing infrastructure.
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