by Stephanie Overby

Ghana Outsourcing Scorecard

Jul 15, 20061 min

Low-cost labor, English language proficiency and government incentives put Ghana on the outsourcing map.

A guide to outsourcing in Ghana.

  • Overall Ranking: Nascent
  • Average 2nd Year Programmer Salary: $5,000 to $10,000
  • Geopolitical Risk: High
  • English Proficency: Very Good
  • Pros: Government supporting IT services industry and investment programs enticed Allied Computer Services to establish BPO operation here. English is official language. Low turnover rate (2% to 4%). Labor cheap and available. Tied with Philippines for world’s best financial incentives for attracting IT business, according to A.T. Kearney.
  • Cons: Local BPO service providers lack experience. IT services market very small. Just 10,000 IT grads per year.


Introduction to Outsourcing

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