1D1F: Alan woos agro-processing plant manufacturing companies in Vienna to set up offices in Accra


Trade Minister Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten has paid a visit to Kreuzmayr Maschinenbau GmbH and Pottinger Landtechnik Gmb, the companies that have installed factory plants in Ghana for some companies operating under government’s industrialization policy, One District One Factory (1D1F) programme.

Kreuzmayr Maschinenbau GmbH and Pottinger Landtechnik Gmb are engaged in the design and manufacturing of agro-processing machinery, plants, and equipment and have been very instrumental in setting up plants for some key factories under the government’s flagship programme.

Mr Kyeremanten paid the visit at the sidelines of the International Machinery Forum 2022 in Vienna, Austria where he attended as a Special Guest.

He had fruitful discussions with the companies on the possibility of establishing their manufacturing plants in Ghana to take advantage of the enormous opportunities under the AfCFTA and also supporting the operationalization of the Technology Solution Centres (TSCs) which is being implemented by the Rural Enterprises Programme and the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

The trade minister was accompanied by Ambassador Philbert Abaka Johnson, Ghana’s Ambassador to Austria, Mr. Gustav Dovlo, Senior Official of Ghana’s Embassy in Vienna, and Mr. Martin Woller, Regional Director for Africa & Middle East, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

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