N-D Eco to set up $50m cattle ranch in Ghana

A private firm, N-D Eco Limited, is set to establish a US$50 million animal husbandry project for the production of meat, milk, leather and other products in the Sekyere East District Assembly of the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

The project is to be implemented under government’s flagship industrialization initiative ‘One-District-One-Factory’ (1D1F). The Chief Executive Officer for N-D Eco Limited, Eugene Nyarko-Danquah, disclosed that construction work on the project will start somewhere in December this year.

The Chief Executive Officer for N-D Eco Limited, Eugene Nyarko-Danquah, disclosed that construction work on the project will start somewhere in December this year. “We are looking at 20,000 cattle for the start with an initial amount of $50 million which we are hoping to receive by November,” he said.

“We are looking at 20,000 cattle for the start with an initial amount of $50 million which we are hoping to receive by November,” he said. He explained that the project will serve the multi-purpose task of exploring opportunities in cattle ranching, milk production, and leather processing, among many others.

He explained that the project will serve the multi-purpose task of exploring opportunities in cattle ranching, milk production, and leather processing, among many others. “The factory will have a section for beef and milk production, and another section for leather production. Biogas plant will also be built to make sure the

“The factory will have a section for beef and milk production, and another section for leather production. Biogas plant will also be built to make sure the faeces of the cattle do not go waste. Additionally, a veterinary centre will be constructed to cater for veterinary services in the district,” said Mr Nyarko-Danquah.

Meanwhile, the Paramount Chief for the area, Professor Nana Susubiribi Krobea Asante, says he has so far handed over a 150-acre land to the Sekyere East District Assembly for the project.

“We are all interested in development, particularly in creating employment opportunities for our youth. For this reason, we are delighted to be contributing to the government’s agenda of ‘1-District 1-Factory’ by making this land available for the animal husbandry project in our district,” said the chief.

The project is expected to create employment for hundreds of residents in the Sekyere East District.

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