Nine out of the twelve projects and interventions which were identified by stakeholders for inclusion in Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly’s (AMMA) budget for the years 2018-2021 have so far been implemented; officials of No Business as Usual (NBU) Project have announced.
- Organization of training for 50 selected youth of Asokore Mampong Municipality in entrepreneurial and business management skills.
- Formation of a scholarship scheme for brilliant but needy students.
- Institutionalization of school visitation and performance assessment of schools in the Municipality by CSOs.
- Organization of periodic trainers of trainers sessions on business innovation for BAC and CSOs.
- Organization of training for businesses on product packaging and branding.
- Setting up pastes and spices business through PPP.
- Creation of shoes and leather works vocational center.
- Instituting a textile and fashion vocational center.
- Organization of training for staff of the Assembly and CSOs on the identification of PPP opportunities.
The outstanding three which are; organization of proposal writing training for staff of the assembly and selected CSOs; Formation of waste aggregation and sorting center through PPP and Creation of a small scale vehicles and logistics company are yet to be executed.
The above-catalogued were highlighted by the Chief Planning Officer for Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly Mr. Eric Anarfi at the just ended meeting which was organized by executives of the European Union funded project NBU on the 18th June,2020.
The focus of the meeting revolved around the implementation of the joint action plan developed by Civil Society Organizations, Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly (AMMA) and assembly members, aimed at addressing very pertinent socio-economic issues affecting the municipality through a joint stakeholder participation.
Speaking to www.leakynews.net on the sidelines of the meeting, Vincent Ohene-Ntow (Program Manager-SB/PPPs/Action Plan-NBU Project) brought to notice that NBU and AMMA are collaborating to ensure the successful implentation of the three outstanding projects.
By Enock Akonnor