Mr SAMUEL DANKYI ANTWI
PRINCIPAL PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services
Mr. Samuel Dankyi Antwi is a Principal procurement and Supply chain Manager, and the Head of the Procurement unit of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development.
Mr. Antwi is a Graduate of the University of Ghana (First Degree) and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.
As the Head of the Procurement unit of the Ministry, he is responsible for the coordination of all procurement activities of the Ministry, a function that has diligently performed over the years.
Mr. Dankyi’s expertise and knowledge in the procurement field has been evident in the effective and efficient Contract Management at the Ministry.
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development is one the Government Ministries in Ghana. It was established in January 20213. The Ministry provides leadership and has oversight responsibility in the management of the Fisheries Sector. It has a core mandate of formulating and implementing sector policies and strategies aimed at transforming the fisheries and aquaculture sector to contribute more effectively to national development through science, technology, innovation and institutional capacity.
The Ministry has two (2) implementing agencies, namely; the Fisheries Commission (FC) and the National Premix Fuel Secretariat (NPFS) The Fisheries Commission is the key implementing agency of the Ministry established under the Fisheries Act, 2002 (Act 625) with a Board and Secretariat headed by an Executive Director. The Fisheries Commission regulates and mages the utilization of fishery and aquaculture resources through effective policy implementation. It advises the Minister on matters pertaining to ensuring the sustainable exploitation of the fisheries resources. The Commission has offices in all the sixteen (16) administrative regions of Ghana.
The National Premix Fuel Secretariat (NPFS) was established by the National Premix Fuel Committee Regulations, 2016 (L.I 2233). The NPFS serves as the Secretariat to the National Premix Fuel Committee established to facilitate the procurement and distribution of premix fuel. The Secretariat is headed by an Administrator.
The following are the vision, mission and goal of the sector Ministry:
Vision: To promote accelerated fisheries and aquaculture development to contribute to national development.
Mission: To transform the fisheries and aquaculture sector and industry into a viable economic segment and provide support services to promote sector investment.
Goal: Increase domestic fish production to offset import of fish and fishery products, and develop and/or transform the fisheries and aquaculture sector into a viable economic segment to contribute to national development.