Govt lauds Zoomlion for natural fertiliser manufacturing
The Ministry of Meals and Agriculture (MoFA) has assured Zoomlion Ghana Restricted (ZGL) of the federal government’s help within the firm’s bid to provide high quality natural fertiliser on a big scale.
That, he stated, would assist bridge the hole within the provide of inorganic fertiliser within the nation.
Dr Akoto gave the peace of mind when he toured the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant (ACARP), a facility owned by Zoomlion, at Adjen Kotoku within the Larger Accra Area, yesterday.
He was accompanied by some senior officers of the ministry.
The tour afforded the minister and his staff the chance to be taught in regards to the operations of ACARP usually and significantly its natural fertiliser manufacturing.
Based on Dr Akoto, Zoomlion, with its recycling and compost vegetation dotted throughout the nation, had the capability to provide natural fertiliser on a big scale to feed “our farmers”.
The minister stated he was extremely impressed by ACARP’s natural fertiliser manufacturing course of, including: “I’m assured Zoomlion, with this capability, will be capable to assist bridge the fertiliser scarcity within the nation.”
“Zoomlion, because the main firm in natural fertiliser manufacturing within the nation, has an enormous potential to provide high quality natural fertiliser to handle the fertiliser scarcity which has hit Ghana,” he added.
He stated the scarcity of inorganic fertiliser in the marketplace was a world challenge, attributing it to the COVID-19 and the continuing battle between Russia and Ukraine.
Dr Akoto careworn that the federal government was decided to make sure that agriculture was not disrupted by happenings globally, saying: “We’re decided to make sure that our farmers get all of the provides that they want, in order that they don’t seem to be affected by the worldwide disaster of inorganic fertiliser scarcity.”
He stated the nation stood to make vital beneficial properties on the worldwide market if it managed to develop natural fertiliser for farmers.
“The product of the appliance of natural fertiliser is natural meals, which has an enormous premium on the worldwide market, so we will, as a rustic, make a variety of beneficial properties if we’re in a position to develop our natural fertiliser,” he defined.