Logo of Public Procurement Authority
2016 Draft Classification of Entities
2016 Draft Classification of Entities

Preamble to the Draft Re-Categorization of Entities

PPA Public Affairs : 01/07/2016

1. In accordance with the provisions of the Public Procurement (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act 914), it has become necessary to re-categorize all Procurement Entities. The PPA has provisionally placed all Procurement Entities with the exception of the Health Institutions for which we have sought assistance from the Ghana Health Service. All Procurement Entities are hereby entreated to check your placement on the draft RE-CATEGORIZATION TABLE. If there is a problem with your placement, please bring it to the attention of the PPA as soon as practicable for the necessary action to be taken;

2. The placement of the Health Institutions will be posted as soon as the PPA receives the inputs from the Ghana Health Service;

3. Entities with Regional and/or District Offices which operate with some level of autonomy should write to the PPA to declare them as Entities to operate at either the Regional or District level; and

4. All Procurement Entities are to establish Entity Tender Committees (ETC) in accordance with the compositions set out in the First Schedule of Act 914 and in line with your respective categories. Please note that the formation of the ETC is critical to the approval processes. Where the proposed composition requires the appointment of members of Professional Bodies, the Head of Entity is to write formally to the identified Professional Bodies requesting them to appoint competent members to serve on your ETCs. Please note that these members should not belong to the same professional body.


Please send all comments to: info@ppaghana.org or call Toll Free on 080010070.

The Revised Draft Entity Categorization - March 2017 can be accessed HERE in Adobe PDF Format


Select an Agency to view Tendering and Contract activities

PPA E-Bulletin Jan Feb 2019 
PPA E-Bulletin May June 2018 
New Supplier Registration Form 
PPA E-Bulletin March April 2018 
Guidelines on using Framework Agreements 
PPA E-Bulletin January February 2018 
PPA E-Bulletin November December 2017 
PPA E-Bulletin September October 2017 
Unit Cost Estimator and Budget Tool 
Re-Printed Act 663 
UPDATE: July 2017 Update of the Draft Recategorisation of Procurement Entities 
June 2017 Update of the Draft Recategorisation of Procurement Entities 
PPA E-Bulletin July August 2017 
15th Update of the Common User Item Database as at March 2017 
PPA E-Bulletin May June 2017 


Procurement Practicioners Toolbox

Public Practicioners Toolbox

Procurement Links

Common User Item PricelistOnline Procurement Planning
Swiss Ghana Sustainable Procurement Project

Contact Us

Public Procurement Authority, Ghana; 6th Floor SSNIT Emporium, Airport City, Accra

PMB 30 Ministries, Accra, GHANA:

Tel: +233-(0)30-2738140-6; 0505846550; 0552565494

Email: info@ppaghana.org

Procurement Humour