Client: Business Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC 1)
Date: 2007 - 2009
PDA was a listed Service Provider for the BUSAC Fund providing services in the form of technical support and other consultancy services to associations who wished to access the Fund for their business advocacy actions. PDA provided services to assist the development and implementation of advocacy proposals of four (4) business associations in the Ashanti and Eastern Regions.
- Birim North Chainsaw Operators Association advocating for a review of the ban on chainsaw lumbering
- Sekyere East Association of Small Scale Industries advocating for an improved system of income tax collection for the informal sector
- Poultry and Livestock Farmers Association in the Atwima Nwagiagya District advocating for quality feed on the market
- Tafo Woodworkers Association advocating for improved quantity and quality of wood in the local market.
PDA staff supported the associations to implement their advocacy actions which included facilitating dialogue and engagement with various stakeholders in government and the private sector as well as liaising with the media.