The Ghana Book Publishers Association is a non-profit making, trade association of publishers in Ghana. It is a registered company limited by guarantee and without a share capital. It is the only collective voice of book publishers in Ghana. It serves as a rallying point for all book publishers in the country. GBPA provides a forum where publishers come together to deliberate on various issues affecting the industry at large. The Association promotes policies for the growth and development of the knowledge sector.
The Ghana Book Publishers Association formally came into being on 10th March, 1976 by being registered to operate by the registrar-General’s Department. The original executives and the founding houses were: Mr. Courage Kwami Segbawu (Sedco Publishing Ltd), Mr. N. Adzakey (Ghana Universities Press), Mr. Abdul Brown (Graphic Publishing Corporation), Mr. Kwesi Sam-Woode (Afram Publications (Gh) Ltd.), Mr. Benibengor Blay (Benibengor Book Agency), and Mr. Mark Botsio (Ringway Press). Read more