Ms Jutta Urpilainen, the European Union Commissioner for International Partnerships visited the Innohub Growth Centre to witness an SME exhibition as part of the green innovation support for Ghanaian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) whose businesses are contributing to building a greener environment.
During the visit, the Commissioner met with the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Yaw Frimpong-Addo, CEO of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, and the Executive Secretary of the Cote d’ Ivoire- Ghana Cocoa Initiative, Alex Arnaud to discuss EU- Ghana’s cooperation on the production of sustainable cocoa, under the framework of the EU Global Gateway investment packages for Africa. They also explored pathways for an EU- Ghana joint action to ensure sustainability of the cocoa value chain.
The exhibition featured MSMEs in the cocoa, renewable energy and plastic recycling value chains. These MSMEs included; Supreme Pod Ltd, Ofnet Farms, Premier Waste, Nastech Power, Kookoo Pa RSC, Mending Papers, 57 Chocolate and Mansa Gold.