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Shea Success in West Africa: Ambassador promotes women’s economic development with new shea processing center in Northern Ghana
February 6, 2020

Sorogu, Northern Region, GHANA— On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated a shea butter processing facility and warehouse for the Tiyumtaba Women’s Shea Cooperative of Sorogu, located in the Sagnerigu Municipality in the Northern Region of Ghana. The new facility, is part of a U.S. Government effort to partner with communities, companies, and non-profit organizations in West Africa to expand economic opportunities for women. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) developed the facility in partnership with the Burt’s Bees brand, owned by American manufacturer, The Clorox Company, and the Ghanaian firm Savannah Fruits Company; the facility will increase incomes for 600 Ghanaian women who collect and process shea nuts.

February 4, 2020

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through V of this solicitation.  Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered.  Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

February 3, 2020

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through V of this solicitation.  Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered.  Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

 More apparel companies in Ghana and Benin are focusing on empowering women with skills as West Africa’s apparel manufacturing industry grows.
May 8, 2019

On May 8-10, 2019, the United States of America, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ethical Apparel Africa (EAA), will welcome American companies to Accra to highlight Ghana’s  growing apparel manufacturing industry and sourcing opportunities in apparel exports.  The three day conference, led by EAA at the Movenpick Hotel, will enable brand sourcing executives from the U.S. to visit factories in Ghana, meet factory owners, and engage with logistics and trade and export specialists in order to understand the benefits for their organization.

February 14, 2019

Ladies and Gentlemen:           

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications for qualified Third Country Nationals (TCN) to provide Personal Services as the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Coordinator under a TCNPSC Contract, as described in the attached solicitation. 

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Last updated: February 06, 2020

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