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Each district to get Ghc2m for 1 district, 1 factory

The government will allocate at least GhC2 million to each district, municipal or metropolitan assembly for the implementation of the one district, one factory programme, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said. During the presentation of the 2018 budget statement, the Minister said that 191 companies have been selected for implementation. “The Ministry of Trade and Industry completed technical, financial ...

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Bawumia cuts sod for cement factory under ‘1-District-1-Factory’

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has cut sod for the establishment of a new cement factory in Ghana. The $30 million Ilam Cement factory will be located at Dawa Industrial City in Accra, and it is expected to be completed in two years. The factory also falls under the Akufo-Addo administration’s One-District-One-Factory programme. 90% of the factory is however ...

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V/R leveraging on one-district one-factory policy – Togbe Afede

Togbe Afede XIV, Paramount Chief of Asogli Traditional Area, disclosed that the people of the Volta Region, are leveraging on government’s industrialization policies. According to the Paramount Chief, measures are being taken at the local level by stakeholders in the Volta Region in tandem with the National Policy of establishing industries in each district. He said the region has already ...

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We don’t have land for One-District -One-factory – Chief

The Krontihene of the New Juaben Tradition Area, Baffour Nyantakyi Tutu Boateng has revealed that government’s One-district-One- Factory project will not succeed in the New Juaben Municipality because there are no available lands for factories. The acting Omanhene of the New Juaben Tradition Area disclosed this in an interview with Citi News at the maiden town hall meeting held at the ...

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Afadjato South will benefit from food processing factory – DCE

The District Chief Executive for Afadjato South, Wisdom Semanu Seneadza, has indicated that his district is set to benefit from the setting up of a food processing factory. He said this would be part of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s policy of establishing a factory in each district of the country. Mr. Seneadza noted that feasibility studies are being carried ...

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Gov’t urged to revamp Zuarungu Meat Factory

The Upper East Regional Livestock Officer, Abukari Yakubu, has said that, revamping the Zuarungu Meat Factory under government’s ‘One District One Factory’ policy will boost the socio-economic prospects of livestock production in the three regions of the north. He said although the regions were noted for their production of livestock, governments have over the years paid lip service to helping ...

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Don’t start another round of collapsed factories – IMANI to gov’t

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa has challenged the Akufo-Addo government to learn from the failure of several factories in the country as it launches its flagship One-District-One-Factory programme today [Friday] with the Ekumfi Pineapple factory. When the Mahama government was reviving the Komenda Sugar factory in the Central Region, IMANI raised issues with the viability of the project. At the ...

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One-District-One-Factory: Ekumfi pineapple factory opens on Friday

The president will open the first factory under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s, One-district-One factory program on Friday. This is according to the party’s National Youth Organizer of the party, Sammy Awuku. According to Mr. Awuku, a pineapple processing factory will be commissioned by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo in the Ekumfi District of the Central Region on Friday, August 25, ...

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Use researchers to boost job creation policies – GRASAG

The President of the University of Education, Winneba chapter of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG), Stephen Osei Akyiaw, has suggested the need for government to devote enough funds for research to enhance the formulation and implementation of the ‘One District, One Factory’ programme. According to him, a strong link between government’s plan and related quality research works will ...

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Gov’t commits over $2.5b for job creation

In just six months of governance, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s administration has unveiled commitments totaling over $2.5 billion to propel the establishment and revival of private sector led initiatives aimed at creating the much needed jobs for the teeming unemployed Ghanaians to kick start an industrial revolution. In recognition of the World Bank data showing that 48% of Ghanaian ...

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