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Ghana Transportation Professionals Forum


The Ghana Transportation Professionals Forum (GTPF)  founded January 2009 in Washington DC, is a group of multi-disciplinary professionals with a mission to promote innovation and sustainable developments in transportation infrastructure and related systems. The GTPF believes that its mission is critical to the long-term economic expansion of Ghana and is expressed through the following ideals:

  1. Provide research and professional advice in the areas of transportation infrastructure and related systems planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, security, ethics, environmental protection, and excellence in professional practice.

  2. Provide a global platform for public expression and information exchange.

  3. Foster creative collaborations with public and private agencies, communities, and academia regarding transportation- related issues.

Africa Centre of Excellence
Regional Transport Research & Education Centre Kumasi (TRECK)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

  • is a Government of Ghana supported, World Bank financed premier Africa Centre of Excellence (ACE) for transport and logistics hosted at the College of Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi.

  • It maintains collaboration with national, regional and global academic partners and transport sector stakeholders.

  • TRECK seeks to address the developmental challenges facing the transport sector within the sub-region through applied research, relevant educational programmes, provision of professional short courses, leadership and development of strategic networks.



Our vision is to be the leading hub for advancing applied research knowledge, developing and adapting innovative technologies, providing high quality training, leadership, and technology transfer in transport, mobility and integrated logistics.



Our mission is to support the improvement in the transport system by:

  • providing the environment for the training of high calibre transport professionals and mentoring academics with world class expertise;

  • conducting inter-disciplinary research with academic and relevant national and regional industries to support strategic directions and development;

  • collaborating with other researchers for knowledge sharing and advancement;

  • being a key training centre for transport and road safety resource;

  • being a stakeholder in the coordination support for the integration and growth of all modes of transport and,

  • establishing a data hub to support research and industry.

Ghana Institution of Engineering

The Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) was officially founded in 1968 and is the professional body responsible for certifying engineering practitioners (Professional Engineers, Professional Engineering Technologists, Engineering Technicians and Engineering Craftsmen ) in Ghana.

Mission statement

To develop, promote and sustain sound and competent engineering practice in Ghana comparable to global standards.


To build and develop a strong world class professional body by promoting integrity, accountability and excellence in the practice of engineering in Ghana.

Core objectives

  • To establish and maintain a register of Engineering practitioners certified to Practice in Ghana

  • To ensure that members of the Ghana Institution of Engineering maintain Professional standards, adhere to regulations, guidelines and codes of ethics of engineering practice.

  • To ensure that engineering practice in the country conforms to established technical, environmental and safety Standards.

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