WR: Wassa East 20 million dollar 1D1F palm oil processing factory progresses, to be completed in July 2019

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Wassa East local economy has been boosted with the construction of  a 20 million dollar state of the art oil palm processing factory which is expected to be completed by the scheduled time of July 2019.

Construction workers mostly local people from the community are being led by Malaysians and Indonesians with the civil works exclusively relying on local labour and technical expertise.

The MD of Plantation SOCFINAF revealed that the over 6,000 hectares of oil palm plantation would not be enough to feed the factory.

According to him, 10 thousand nursed seedlings are ready for local farmers interested in planting them to sell their produce, which will be the main raw material for production to the new factory.

He explained that their specie of Oil palm is superior in yield and oil content and will ensure quality products are produced.

The District Chief Executive for Wassa East, Wilson Arthur led the District management team made up of the District Agricultural officer, the district Planning officer, Works directorate and the Coordinating Director to tour the new factory site.

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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