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’s 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.

Our Running Projects

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The Kayaye Empowerment Project (KEP) aims to provide guidelines and policies

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Presidential Pich

The Presidential Pitch for Young Entrepreneurs is a deliberate, systematic, and integrated policy initiative by the National Entrepreneurship and

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The Entrepreneurship for Restoration Programme is a collaboration between the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) and the Gh

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Key Achievements

These are some of our milestone achievement metrics


No. of Entrepreneurs Trained


No. of Businesses Funded


Jobs Created

Our Core Initiatives


This initiative offers business development support to entrepreneurs. It includes training, funding, and mentorship to help businesses scale and become competitive both locally and internationally. .

This competition allows young entrepreneurs to present their business ideas to a panel of judges. Successful pitches can lead to funding and mentorship opportunities, providing a platform for young Ghanaians to launch or expand their entrepreneurial ventures.

Focused on agriculture, this project aims to boost local vegetable production through the establishment of greenhouse estates. This initiative not only promotes efficient farming techniques but also aims to create jobs and reduce food imports.

Targeting students, this programme seeks to foster an entrepreneurial spirit within educational institutions by providing the necessary tools, resources, and training to encourage and support student-led business ventures.

Similar to the Presidential Pitch but focused on tertiary institutions, this initiative encourages students to develop innovative business ideas and pitch them for a chance to receive funding and business support

This inclusive programme specifically supports entrepreneurs with disabilities, providing them with specialized resources, training, and funding opportunities to help them establish and grow their businesses.


Success Story

Our 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
  • Sales, Marketing & Branding
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Organizational Management
  • Corporate Governance, etc.

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