Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Ghana govt pumps in ¢650,000 in cotton sector
Ghana govt pumps in ¢650,000 in cotton sector
Sep '12
The Ghanaian Government has invested a sum of 650,000 cedis in cotton sector of the country, thus creating some employment opportunities for unemployed youth in north-western part of the country.
The Government revamped the waning cotton industry in the northern region of the country through the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Carle Caesar said while speaking at a regional outreach programme arranged by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Wa.
Several agencies of the Ministry talked about the policies, programmes and projects they are working on, and also highlighted the benefit that the stakeholders would reap from these programs.
Mr. Caesar said since 2010, the Ghana Cotton Company and cotton cultivators in the northern region of the country are getting state support in the area of cultivation, and the farmers are being provided with cotton seeds, insecticides and fertilizers.
Stressing on the need for improving the value propositions of the agricultural produce for exports, he said it is vital for transformation of the economy. 
He urged the Government to convert the Tumu/Hamile access points into free zones to facilitate movement of goods to the Sahel regions. 
Speaking on behalf of the Trade and Industry Minister Hannah Tetteh, Chief Director of the Ministry, Nii Ansah Adjei said the outreach program launched by the Ministry well demonstrates the importance her ministry has attached to its stakeholders.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), signing MoU with Tang from Suzhou Tianyuan Garments company. Courtesy: Government of Arkansas

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Oct 2016

Suzhou Tianyuan to open $20 mn garment factory in US

Suzhou Tianyuan Garments company, a Chinese manufacturer of casual...

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2016

Pakistan’s textile exports fall 5.96% y-o-y in Q1 FY17

The value of textile and garment exports made by Pakistan decreased...

Textiles | On 21st Oct 2016

ITMA Asia + CITME 2016 opens with record exhibitors

The fifth ITMA ASIA + CITME 2016 exhibition opened today in Shanghai, ...

Interviews View All

Studio Priyanka Rajiv

‘To reinvent the age-old tradition of embroidery to suit demographics and...

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search