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

Sammy Awuku

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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China pumps $2bn into ‘One District, One Factory’


The Akufo-Addo administration’s ‘One District One Factory’ initiative has received a major boost in the form of $2 billion from the Chinese government’s private sector development corporation. This followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a funding facility worth up to $2 billion between a number of Ghanaian banks and the private sector, led by the Association of Ghana ...

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Will Ghana get a factory in every district?


When Nana Addo Dankwa Afufo-Addo, announced a year ago, as the leading opposition contender for the presidency, that if elected to the highest office in Ghana he would ensure that a factory was established in every district, many Ghanaians dismissed his pronouncement as just another heady electoral campaign promise from a man desperate to win the support of the electorate, ...

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10 factories to be commissioned under 1 district, 1 factory


In the next few months, 10 factories across the country will be commissioned as part of its “One District One Factory” policy. The factories, predominantly manufacturing plants, are expected to create at least 5000 jobs across the country. Speaking at a media briefing Thursday, the National Coordinator of the “One District One Factory” Secretariat, Gifty Ohene Konadu, said the President ...

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Vice President Bawumia markets ‘One District One Factory’ in Mauritius


The Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has been selling the Nana Akufo-Addo government’s ‘One District One Factory’ programme to businesses in Mauritius. The ‘One District One Factory’ programme is a public-private partnership for ensuring nationwide spread of industrialization in all 216 districts in Ghana. The private sector will provide the investment, although government could partner if such an investment ...

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Nana Addo’s key policy initiatives to cost over GHc2b


President Akufo-Addo’s key policy initiatives which includes the much touted one-district one-factory, one-village one-dam, free Senior High School (SHS) among others, will cost the country over GHc2 billion. The President prior to the December 2016 election, promised to establish a factory each in all District, Metropolitan, Municipal areas, and also provide the 275 constituencies with one million dollars each to boost ...

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Gov’t allocates Ghc456m for ‘1-district-1-factory’ project

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta

The government has budgeted GH¢456.3 million to be used to implement its flagship one-district one-factory policy programme. This was contained in the 2017 budget statement presented before Parliament on Thursday [March 2, 2017]. The Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta, who presented the budget statement, said the policy will see the establishment of medium to large scale factories in each ...

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Gov’t will depend on technical universities to implement policies – Minister

Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Minister for Education Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh has revealed that government will depend on Technical Universities across the country to man its One District-One-Factory policy. According to the minister, “Technical Universities will be at the forefront in providing the technical workforce…from the project planning stage through implementation”. In a speech read on his behalf at the graduation of some ...

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