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Project Overview and Role:
The Trade and Investment Activity will improve the enabling environment for Ghana’s economic growth, including, but not limited to: i) facilitating growth in export-oriented trade, ii) improving and developing quality production standards, iii) catalyzing investments in private enterprises operating in the high-value commercial crops; iv) promoting job creation, particularly among women and youth; v) promoting economic diversification; and vi) increasing foreign exchange revenues from high-value export crops. The Trade and Investment Activity will facilitate investing in firms that trade goods across borders, spur innovation, and build the capacity of the entire trade sector. This activity will use a systems approach to address: i) investment promotion and facilitation; ii) trade facilitation; and iii) small and medium enterprise (SME) development.
Purpose of Position
The Objective C Lead will oversee all activities and staff under the objective, ensuring compliance and delivery of results. Objective C will focus on working with the private sector to grow business development services and attract greater investment from domestic and foreign sources. Additionally, the Objective C Lead will work with the GOG to improve incentives to stimulate private sector investment and link farmers to profitable market systems.
Duration: 3 years
Location: Accra, Ghana
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: