Akufo-Addo, Alan Kyerematen visit factories under 1D1F

As part of the President’s 2-day tour of the North East Region, President Akufo-Addo and Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen visited Nalerigu and Walewale on Tuesday, June  22, 2021.

They inspected ongoing work on the construction of a GH¢36 million watermelon juice factory; and also inspected ongoing work on the construction of a rice processing factory in Nasia, all operating under the government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative spearheaded by Mr. Alan Kyerematen.

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Upon completion, these two factories are expected to create thousands of jobs for the people of the North East Region.

These two factories would add to the already existing Seventy-Seven (77) factories operating under the 1D1F programme, which has been touted as a true reflection of strategic government policy driving the industrialization agenda of Ghana.

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The “One District One Factory” (1D1F) initiative is a key component of the Ten (10) Point Industrial Transformational Agenda of the Government.

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The initiative is designed to support the establishment of at least one industrial enterprise in each of the 260 Districts.

The programme is private sector-led but facilitated by government.

Source: Citinewsroom


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