Open Contracting Data Standard
Ghana will work towards making government public procurement ‘open by default’ – beginning with Open Contracting Data Standards for high value contracts and contracts in the oil, gas and mining sector
Themes: Public procurement
Last updated: October 2018
Concrete: Somewhat Concrete | New: Not New | Ambitious: Not Ambitious
Deputy Minister for Energy, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, has said the legal and regulatory framework for open contracting for the oil and gas sector will be ready by June 2018.
Ghana has set up an open data centre, however there is much more to be done if Ghana is going to promote Open Contracting Data Standards. Currently, The Public Procurement Authority have the Prefix which is the first phase of getting incorporated in Ghana's Open Data Initiative. The Public Procurement Authority has indicated that the E-procurement will be on-stream by August 2018