EDF — Technical assistance to the Ministry of Finance for the implementation of the Ghana public finance management support programme

Country: Ghana
Language: EN
Number: 4947177
Publication date: 20-10-2017
Source: TED
Tags: building stone


1.Publication reference:EuropeAid/139275/IH/SER/GH.


3.Programme title:Support programme to public finance management and the Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

4.Financing:Financing agreement EDF/2017/039-770.

5.Contracting authority:Ministry of Finance, National Authorising Officer for the European Development Fund, PO Box MB 40, Accra, GHANA.

6.Nature of contract:Fee-based.

7.Contract description:The service contract is in respect of key result areas 1 and 2 under the support programme to public finance management and the Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement under the 11th EDF. Through this service contract, a technical assistance team will support the Ministry of Finance and beneficiary institutions to achieve the following key results:• key result 1: external and internal audit functions of Ghana Audit Service, Internal Audit Agency and Public Procurement Authority are improved and coordination among IGIs is enhanced,• key result 2: legislative oversight is strengthened through improved capacity building initiatives and targeted training.

8.Indicative budget:2 500 000 EUR.

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice:20.11.2017.

10.Additional information:A suspensive clause subject to the signature of the financing agreement applies.

11.Legal basis:Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23.6.2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25.6.2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22.6.2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision No 1/2014 of the ACP–EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.