President visits Akro Farms in Akwapim North
President Akufo-Addo has visited Akro Farms Limited, a one-district, one- factory (1D1F) initiative in the Akwapim North Municipality.
Date Created : 8/5/2020 7:42:06 AM : Story Author : Ghanadistricts.com.
The company which produces fresh and healthy table eggs, chicken feed, broilers, processed chicken, and day-old chicks, has completed the first phase of its project with an investment of some GH¢20 million.
Management told the President that the automated brooder house has a capacity of 40,000 birds, and has an automatic egg collection and packaging system installed to ensure speed and efficiency in our processes.
Additionally, the farm has a hatchery, with one feed processing unit and a warehouse with 400 KVA Industrial Power Generation plant. The company plans to set up a 16,000 per day capacity meat processing plant for the broiler farm and out-grower farmers.
The company has created both direct and indirect job opportunities for over 1,025 individuals involved in the poultry value chain in Akuapim North and its surrounding districts.