Ghana Urban Transport

Project Summary

The project objective is to enhance mobility and affordability of bus transport services in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) in a socially and environmentally sustainable manner. The project would focus on: (a) strengthening policy, institutional, and regulatory framework for managing, coordinating, planning and monitoring urban transport services in GAMA; (b) facilitating person movement on major corridors through a combination of traffic management and implementation of bus rapid transport (BRT) system; and (c) monitoring and evaluation of local and global environmental benefits.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Road Transport, Government of Ghana
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
83,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
661,500 USD
Total Cost 90,350,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Oct 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Jan 2005
Concept Approved
01 May 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
15 May 2007
Project closed
15 Dec 2014