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Trade Minister on a week tour to inspect $8m Organization Source Centres


Trade and Market Minister Alan Kyeremanten is embarking on a vital floor assessment of the price for dollars influence of some 37 Business Source Centres (BRCs) constructed by govt across some 37 District and municipalities in the nation.

With an expense of US$8 million, authorities argues these BRCs act as the engine for industrial expansion and the substantially talked about Just one District One particular Factory (1D1F) projects.

Speaking at a person of the company resource centres, the Trade and Market Minister mentioned that authorities plans to decentralise its assist units to give home for rural people across the country to obtain essential business wants to grow their industries.

“It involves governing administration to establish its presence with each other with the private sector in each individual district, to draw in the personal sector to go into the rural communities. That is the essence of the business enterprise useful resource centres,” he claimed. 

This initiative falls in line with the rural company programme that seeks to offer the desired guidance to rural folks to enhance their entrepreneurship travel and produce more positions.

Trade Minister inspecting BRC building

Existing on tour, the National Director of the Rural Enterprise Programme, Kwasi Attah-Antwi reported the BRCs “are concentrated on creation of micro and small organization pursuits, competencies education and other people.”


The BRCs are all getting geared up with fashionable IT infrastructure, and networked through a virtual non-public community, to facilitate successful shipping and delivery of their operations.

In November 2019, the Minister of Trade and Business, Alan Kyerematen, indicated that “the BRCs will provide help companies to contribute to the A single-District-A single Factory initiative, which includes adopting a a lot more transformative method to strategically integrating rural informal smallholder raw product offer base into company entities along several commodity worth chains that have been identified to be relevant the 1D1F tasks.”

Business enterprise Source Centre

The operations of the BRCs will be controlled by the Nationwide Board for Small-Scale Industries.

The 37 District and Municipalities in which the BRCs have been built are: Ahafo Ano South West, Asante Akim Central Municipal, Atwima Nwabiagya Municipal, Obuasi Municipal, Sekyere East District, Sekyere South, Ejisu Municipal in the Ashanti Area Asunafo North Municipal, Atebubu-Amantin Municipal, Dormaa Central Municipal, Tano South Municipal, Techiman Municipal in the Brong Ahafo Area.

Trade Minister inspecting the organization source centre

Some others are Agona West Municipal, Assin Fosu Municipal, Awutu Senya District, and Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Municipal of the Central Region Asuogyaman District, East Akim Municipal and Kwaebibirem Municipal of the Jap Location and Ada East District, and Weija Gbawe Municipal in the Increased Accra Region.

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