REQUEST FOR APPLICATION
GHANA COVID-19 ALLEVIATION AND REVITALISATION OF ENTERPRISES SUPPORT (GHANACARES) ‘OBAATANPA’ PROGRAMME
INTEREST RATE SUBSIDY FOR AGRIBUSINESSES
The Government of Ghana is implementing the Ghana COVID-19 Alleviation and Revitalization of Enterprises Support (Ghana CARES) programme as its response to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives and livelihoods of Ghanaians.
The programme identifies agriculture as one of the critical sectors that has the capacity to revitalize and transform the Ghanaian economy.
One of the key interventions to facilitate access to affordable financing is to provide interest rate subsidy (IRS) to private actors in the rice,tomato,poultry and soyabean value chains in support of Government’s import substitution agenda.The Government,through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture(MoFA) in collaboration with Ghana Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) is partnering financial institutions to implement this intervention.