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60,395

CLIENTS

1,018,820

BENEFICIARIES

71,122

JOBS CREATED

41,168

NEW BUSINESSES

210

DISTRICT OFFICES

37

RESOURCE CENTRES

1M

MSMEs DATA

GHC625M+

DISBURSED

Who we are

We are here to help move your small business to the next level by providing you with relevant and timely support.

To create a vibrant entrepreneurial economy by fostering the growth and development of MSMEs.

To improve the competitiveness of MSMEs by facilitating the provision of business development programs and integrated support services.

NBSSI to GEA

NBSSI FOUNDED

1981
The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) was enacted under Act 434 of 1981

FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED

1985
Dr. Emmanuel K. Abaka was appointed the first Executive Director of NBSSI

FIRST BAC OPENED

1990
NBSSI established the first of its Business Advisory Centers (BACs) in Kumasi

FIRST FEMALE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

2017
Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh was appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the first female Executive Director of NBSSI

TRANSFORMED TO GEA

2020
Parliament passed Act 1043 to transform the National Board for Small Scale Industries into the Ghana Enterprises Agency. The Act was assented to by the President on 29th December 2020.
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