The Ghana Publishers Association (GPA) is a non-profit making, trade association of book publishers in Ghana. The Association is the only collective voice of book publishers in Ghana which serves as a rallying point for all book publishers in the country.
To unite publishers in Ghana for the promotion of the publishing industry in Ghana and to activate the book industry in the national interest.
Train and Empower
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 promote reading and literacy for the benefit to members and the country as a whole.
The mission of the Association is to bring together book publishers, build capacity, organise book fairs and advocacy programmes for the development of publishers, publishing industry and the country as a whole.
The Ghana Publishers Association formally came into being on 10th March, 1976 as a registered non-governmental organisation to operate by the Registrar-General’s Department. The beginning of the Ghana Publishers Association (GPA) dates back to 1973, when the membership was mainly of local representatives of overseas, mostly British publishing multinationals.