orthner orthner & associates

IT Training Centre 


LOCATION: Tema, GHANA
PURPOSE: Public Educational
AREA: 1500 m2 GFA

CATEGORY: SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

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Since 2005, the Republic of Ghana has experienced an average economic growth rate of more than 7% annually. Such growth, in conjunction with the discovery of offshore oil reserves in 2007, has enabled the West African nation to halve the national poverty rate, attain middle-income status and stabilise relatively high per capita growth. These achievements, however, have also led to a reduction in aid inflows. Consequently, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) – the national institution mandated to collect and administer
taxes and import duties– is expected to maximise tax revenues and  accordingly bridge the fiscal gap, fund the deficit and expand social programmes/infrastructure investments.

The project aims at enhancing the quality of IT training by improving the learning environment both in a single location and across the regions through e-learning.

The Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) was enlisted in 2012 to support the GRA in their modernisation process. In 2018, OOA & GOPA Infra won the tender to design and construct a new building to accommodate the Learning and Development department to improve IT and software skills for the entire staff of the institute.

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