Ghana to establish EIP in Agona

Industrial Symbiosis and Eco-industrial Development

Contributed by Peter Lowitt, based on an article from allAfrica, June 2017

Kumasi โ€” IDEO Foundation, a local Non-governmental organization is to establish an Eco Industrial Park at Agona in Ashanti Region for the training of artisans and absorption of the youth into gainful employment.To this end, the NGO has in consultation with the Agona Traditional Council acquired 150 acres of land for the project.

The proposed park will comprise vehicle assembly plant, an industrial and technical zone, with artisans and engineering firms, a commercial zone with malls and shops, training facility for artisans, a residential area and a green zone with waste for energy plants and renewable energy generators, as well as health and educational facilities and recreational centres.

Read the article here.