Improving Framework Conditions to Unlock the Potential of AfCFTA for SMEs in Ghana

November 09-18, 2021

Brief Summary
CUTS International Accra in partnership with the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) and with support from GIZ embarked on a nationwide stakeholder consultation to unlock the Potential of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to improve the framework condition to benefit from African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The Stakeholder consultations were held in Accra, Takoradi, Kumasi and Tamale. This project aims to conduct a nationwide assessment about the level of competitiveness and growth-readiness of Ghanaian SMEs for enhanced participation in the AfCFTA. It also seek to identify how uncompetitive framework conditions could affect the competitiveness of SMEs under AfCFTA.