GNPA Limited is a limited liability company with 100% equity stake by government of Ghana.
The company was established initially as Ghana National Procurement Agency (G.N.P.A) in 1976 by SMCD 55 and was incorporated under the companies code in 1995.
The primary aim of the organization initially was to import ‚Äú essential commodities‚Äù in large quantities for sale to Ghanaian consumers at affordable prices, procure goods for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and to hold buffer stock for National Food Security.
However, on incorporation as Limited Liability Company new roles are being performed by the company in addition to the traditional roles.
Under the Industrial Reform and Accelerated Growth Programme initiative by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and President‚Äôs Special Initiative, GNPA Limited is to focus on the supply of agricultural raw material inputs to local industries under the Rural Enterprises Development Programme, particularly in the area of agro-processing, and to undertake bulk purchases of designated commodities for sale to the local and export markets.
The new role also includes establishment of Export Trade Houses (ETH) to specialize in export market where Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can enter the international market thereby focusing on production only.