GPSNP officers undergoes MIS training
April 27, 2021
Coordinators, Engineers, Accountants and Management Information System staff of the Ghana Productive Safety Net Programme (GPSNP) have undergone a three-day training on GMISPro v2 Design and Components at Tamale in the Northern Region.
The programme, was to train the staff on the updated version of the GMISPro v1 which was currently being used to supervise, monitor and evaluate activities of the GPSNP and its beneficiaries.
The GMISPro v2, a web-based system is updated and incorporated with security features designed with modified and enhanced software for efficiency.
The new GMISPro v2 has been designed to help users to report on emergencies, challenges and injuries that may occur on sites. Also, all documents associated with the project could be uploaded to the system.
The GPSNP is a programme aimed to support the government to strengthen safety net systems that improve the productivity of the poor in Ghana.
It directly contributes towards the goals of Ghana’s Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017-2024) and the Agenda for Jobs: Creating Prosperity and Equal Opportunity for All (2018-2021).
Beneficiary districts have been selected based on their poverty ranking, starting with the poorest districts using the Ghana Living Statistical Survey (GLSS) six poverty map.
The selection of districts is based on Poverty Incidence, the selection of beneficiary communities was largely informed by indication of areas of extreme poverty from the various district Medium Term Development Plans (DMTDP) and supported by statistical data from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on the poverty of the bottom 20 per cent poor communities.