MIT REAP Team Ghana’s focus is on Ghana, a country comprised of 10 administrative regions. The Team is championed by National Service Scheme (NSS) and the Ministry of Education along with other key stakeholders including Songhai, The Corporate Practice School, Ecobank Ghana Ltd., Dalex Finance, Ashesi University, Central University, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), National Board For Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and Youth Enterprise Support (YES).
Innovation Ecosystem Stakeholder Model
Matthew Opoku Prempeh
Champion Minister of Education, Ministry of Education
Champion Executive Director, National Service Secretariat
Chief Executive Officer, National Youth Authority
Director General, Council for Scientific & Industrial Research
CEO, Dalex Finance
Executive Director, Ecobank Ghana Ltd.
Hene Aku Kwapong
Managing Partner, The Corporate Practice School
Managing Partner, Songhai
Dean, Business School- Central University College
Kosi Antwiwaa Yankey
Executive Director, National Board for Small Scale Industries
Managing Director, Primus Services Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer, Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC)
Chief Executive Officer, National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP)
Executive Director, Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)
Chief Executive Officer, Nation Builders Corps ( NABCO)
Chief Executive Officer, Youth Employment Agency
Head of Research, The Future Society
Founder & President, Ashesi University College
Challenge & Opportunity:
Strategy & Action
Core Regional Metrics
Economic & Social Progress
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
July 6, 2017
MoE, MIT join forces to revamp National Service and other youth programs