Objectives

  • To unite Book Publishers in Ghana for the promotion of the publishing industry in Ghana and to activate the Book Industry in the national interest.
  • To organize training schemes and refresher courses for its members to improve or encourage the technical and educational upliftment of members and their staff, and to initiate or encourage research into the problems of the Book Publishing Industry.
  • To encourage the widest possible spread of Ghanaian books throughout Ghana and beyond and to actively stimulate the interest of the Ghanaian public in books.
  • To cooperate for mutual benefit with other organizations concerned in the creation, production and distribution of books.
  • To provide a forum of dissemination of information about trends in publishing and related industries.
  • To improve and protect by all lawful means the interest of Ghanaian publishers and to deal collectively with problems which can best be so dealt with.
  • To serve as a medium for the exchange of ideas with respect to book production, publication, sale, copyright and other matters of interest to Ghanaian publishers and to form committees to report on such matters.
  • To enter into any arrangement for cooperation, joint venture or reciprocal concession with any other person, Association, firm, company or institution carrying on, or about to carry on, or engage in any business or transaction which may appear directly or indirectly to benefit the Association, and for such purpose to acquire an interest in, and take part in the management of, the business carried on by any such person, firm, company or institution and to enter into any arrangement for taking the profits or bearing the losses of any such business, or to make any other arrangement which may seem desirable in the interest of the Association.
  • To extend the activities and usefulness of the Association as may seem desirable.
  • To make and publish Regulations and a Code of Ethics and to secure by all lawful means the observance of such.
  • To encourage good business relationship and settle disputes between members of the Association and the public.