Building confidence in the bidding processes; creating a fair, open and competitive environment for private contractors.
In addition to promoting transparency, CoST helps increase the flow of direct overseas investment into a country’s infrastructure sector.
Better value for community. Ensuring cost-effective delivery of improved infrastructure that improves communities and lives.
Access to reliable, detailed and easy-to-understand infrastructure project information.
Supporting governments to put systems in place that allow the public to access reliable, detailed and easy-to-understand infrastructure project information.
CoST helps multi-stakeholder groups to oversee the validation and interpretation of infrastructure data so that civil society, the media and citizens can understand this information.
Welcome Statement by MSG ChairpersonArchitect Eugene Fredua Ofori-Atta
It has long been established that the infrastructure sector is the engine of growth of any economy. This is because almost every socio-economic activity requires some form of infrastructure facilities such as schools, hospitals, markets, roads and bridges among others to engender projected economic development.
Public investment in economic and social infrastructure ultimately leads to great benefit for the society in terms of direct, indirect and induced benefits. Among these benefits are improvements in economic opportunities such as increased employment, increased competitiveness; improved productivity, reduction in poverty and inequity and creation of additional opportunities for sustainable livelihoods. Read More