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Trade and Industry Minister Meets REP Implementing Agencies and Small Scale Entrepreneurs in Northern Region

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah, has visited a number of REP clients, field staff and staff of implementing partners in the Northern and Upper East region. The visit formed part of Dr. Spio-Garbrah’s activities to acquaint himself with interventions and experiences of agencies under his Ministry.  He was accompanied by the ...

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Minister for Trade and Industry hands over Vehicles and Office Equipment to Districts

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has presented Nissan Navara Pickups, Motorbikes and office equipment to 34 selected municipal and district assemblies implementing the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP). The vehicles and office equipment are to be used by the respective Business Advisory Centers, which are the district level i...

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Government to spend $15 million for the establishment of 30 more Rural Technology

The government has earmarked more than $15 million  for the establishment of 30 additional Rural Technology Facilities (RTFs) under the Rural Enterprise Programme (REP) of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Already, 21 RTFs have been constructed under the Rural Enterprises Project Phases One and Two. The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-...

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Rural Enterprises Programme to grow 36,000 new businesses

About 36,000 new businesses have been targeted to be grown in 161 districts under the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) as part of the government’s push to fight poverty.Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah, the Trade and Industry Minister, said this would be done through the combination of employable skills training, apprenticeship and master craftsmen training.The...

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IFAD Vice- President Pays Courtesy Call on Minister for Food and Agriculture

The Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Michel Mordasini has commended Ghana for the country’s Agricultural programmes and policies aimed at enhancing the development of the sector.He said he was deeply impressed about the positive gains the country has made over the years since the implementation of IFAD proj...

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