National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme

A Government of Ghana Initiative

Success Stories

A compilation of testimonials from past NEIP Business Support beneficiaries.

Presidential Pitch

An initiative to offer young entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business ideas

Greenhouse Initiative

An overview of the largest Greenhouse estate in West Africa.

Skills Training Centre

A Skills Development Platform for entrepreneurs and the youth.

About Us

The National Entrepreneurship  & Innovation Programme (NEIP) is a flagship policy initiative of the Government of Ghana. 

It’s primary objective is to provide an integrated national support for start-ups and small businesses. NEIP primarily focuses on providing business development services; startup incubators and funding for young businesses to enable them grow and become successful.The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) is therefore set within the context of Ghana‚Äôs long-term strategic vision of consolidating its middle-income status, building an industry-driven economy capable of providing decent jobs that are suitable and sustainable for development.

The Mission of NEIP

Key Achievements

These are some of our milestone achievement metrics

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Our Core Initiatives

The presidential business support programme is a special programme from the Akoffu-Addo government that aims at supporting businesses. Read More

The Presidential Pitch is a special entrepreneurship initiative designed and organised by the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP). Read More..

The NEIP Greenhouse Estate Project is the largest Greenhouse Estate in West Africa. Currently we have installed 75 greenhouse domes at the Dawhenya irrigation site in the Greater Accra Region. Read More..

The student entrepreneurship initiative is an innovation and entrepreneurship solutions to Ghana’s graduate unemployment. Read More.

Campus Business Pitch is an initiative by the government of Ghana through the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP), it aim at stimulating the entrepreneurship mindset of young people in Ghana to make them Job Creators rather that job seekers. Read More 

The Presidential Empowerment for Entrepreneur with Disabilities is a special entrepreneurship initiative designed and organised by the Ministry of Business Development in conjunction with the National Entrepreneurship & Innovation Programme (NEIP). Read More 

What Our Beneficiaries are Saying

These are documentaries featuring past NEIP Business Support Beneficiaries as they share the transformational impact of the programme on their businesses.

Success Story

Under the NEIP Business Support Programme, 45,000 businesses (7,000 in Window 1, 12,000 in Window 2 and 26,000 in Window 3) have received training and incubation services in the following areas:

  • Business Management
  • Financial Management & Basic Bookkeeping
  • SalesMarketing & Branding
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Organizational Management
  • Corporate Governance, etc.

Product Portfolio

These are a few samples of products made by some of our Business Support Beneficiaries

Our Most Recent News

This is a snapshot of the latest NEIP related news

News

NEIP COMMENCES TRAINING OF 12,000 ENTREPRENEURS IN ALL 16 REGIONS.

10th July 2019 Press Release The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme-NEIP has begun Training of 12,000 applicants under the NEIP Business Support Programme in all 16 regions of the country, the training which is part of the President’s support for entrepreneurs and business development is expected to last for 30 days. The overall objective of

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MINISTER SIGNS MOU WITH SLOVENIA ON ECONOMIC COOPERATION

Ghana and Slovenia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards developing and strengthening economic cooperation to exploit the wide range of investments and business opportunities between them for the wellbeing of their citizens. Dr. Mohammed Awal, the Minister for Business Development, signed for Ghana, while Slovenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Dobran Bozic, signed for his

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NEIP CEO Engages India Government And Businessmen To Invest In Ghana

The Chief Executive Officer of National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme has engaged government businessmen and investors in India to take interest in partnering Ghanaian businesses to invest and create jobs in Ghana. Lawyer John Kumah who represented the Minister of Business Development, Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal at The 9th Vibrant Gujarat Trade Show, took

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