The Ghana Co-operatives Council is the supra Apex body for all Co-operatives in the Country and holds the prime objectives of ensuring the promotion and development of co-operatives in Ghana. Currently fourteen National Apex Co-operative Associations are affiliated to the Council. The Council is also affiliated to the International Co-operatives Alliance (ICA). All National Co-operative Associations are listed in the Council. It operates in four (4) sectors, these are:
To become the embodiment of viable Co-operative Apex Associations capable of promoting job and wealth creation for the reduction of poverty among members.
The Ghana Co-operatives Council is an apex organization that promotes and develops co-operatives and other self-help organizations on a sustainable basis by facilitating an enabling environment and providing quality services for the economic and social well-being of its members, non-members and the communities.