The Ministry of Communication (MoC) is collaborating with the World Bank CAS to implement the e-Ghana project which aims at supporting concrete initiativesto implement the Government ICT-led development strategy and more specifically at generating increased employment in the IT-Enabled Services (notably BPO) sector, enhancing efficiency, transparency and accountability in
selected government agencies and departments by rolling out e-Government applications run under public-private partnerships (PPP) which will build on the successful experience of GCNet with the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) and improving access to information/transaction capabilities for citizens and businesses.
Components of e-Ghana Project
Component 1 – The enabling environment component aims at setting the necessary building blocks for the ICT-led growth to materialize.
It will notably cover:
• Finalizing or developing the relevant policies, legislation, regulations and procedures (telecommunications/ broadcasting/ Postal / e-legislation);
• Developing and maintaining an M&E framework (aimed at facilitating GoG’s program management of the project, public information and supervision efforts);
• Technical assistance, capacity building and supporting knowledge management system for:
o The implementation agency/project coordination unit (the Ghana Information Communication and Technology Directorate, GICTeD),
o The Ministry of communications (MoC) coordination of ICT-led GoG initiatives,
o Coordination of Development Partners’ (DP’s) contributions to optimize DP support;
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Credit: JICA, MoTA