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Keta to get Harbour Soon

The President of Volta Foundation, a developmental NGO,
Dumega Raymond Okudzeto, says government has given the construction of the proposed harbour at Keta in the Volta Region, to a South Korean Engineering Company to undertake a feasibility study –click
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Government releases GH¢ 50,000 to complete Atiavi Clinic 

Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah  has disclosed that the government has released GH¢ 50,000  to facilitate the construction of a new Clinic and water project at Atiavi in the Volta Region - click here to continue reading

 

 

Keta to get industrial Salt Estate soon:

Government of Ghana in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited is to establish an Industrial Salt Estate at Keta in the Volta Region, to produce sufficient volumes of salt to support the country’s petrochemical industry.

“The Keta Industrial Salt Estate is going to generate and support the downstream petrochemical and industrial sector,” CEO of Zoomlion Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong disclosed, when he paid a courtesy call on the Awoemefia of the Anlo state, Togbe Sri III at his residence in Keta.

The first phase of the salt project estimated at $191 million is expected to produce about 600,000 metric tonnes annually within the first four years, while the second phase starts in the fifth year with an estimated volume of 1.2 million metric tonnes after other communities are added to the present list.

Dr. Agyepong explained that the Volta region is economically viable and as a result, his outfit is highly elated to be associated with the Keta Industrial Salt estate.
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Atiavi community receives training in fuel efficient stoves usage

Residents of Atiavi Glime in the Keta District of the Volta Region have received training in the construction and maintenance of fuel efficient stoves to improve energy usage and to reduce the effect of climate change.

Trees for the Future, Ghana in collaboration with Save Our Soil Organisation, non-governmental organisations provided the training for the people to improve their livelihood.

Mr Winfred Habada, Director of Save Our Soil Organisation in an interaction with newsmen noted that the community found it difficult to get access to fuel-wood because of the lack of trees in the area as well as the high sea winds that causes fire-wood to burn fast when cooking, hence the need for the training. Click
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Traditional Council passes resolution on funeral celebrations:

The Atiavi Traditional Council in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region, has resolved to streamline funeral celebrations.    

Togbui Adri IV, Dufia of Atiavi announced the resolutions adopted at a meeting held at Akamu Adri Palace on March 6, this year, at a durbar to climax the Easter celebrations at Atiavi.    

He explained that the measures were to reduce cost of funeral celebrations as well as to enable the people to be more productive....Click here to continue reading

 

Forum on Keta Salt, Aquaculture Projects Held

The Government has held a public discussion with land owners whose property would be used for industrial salt-mining and aqua-culture projects in the Keta municipality. Ghana: The meeting organised by the Keta Municipal Assembly sought to ensure that the project was free from land litigation.

The first phase of the salt project estimated at $191 million is expected to produce about 600,000 metric tons annually within the first four years while the second phase starts in the fifth year with an estimated value of 1.2 million metric tonnes after other communities are added to the present list.

The aqua-culture zones spanning 29 communities with about 6,000 acres include communities such as Tregui, Adzato, Klomikpota, Kpordui, Agortoe, Agorvinu, and Atasiavi, while over 40 salt mining communities with an area size of 25,000 acres include Seva, Anyako, Aveli, Atiavi Glime, Aboilorve, Tsiame and Anlo-Afiadenyigba....Click here to read more

Atiavi farmers receive training in bee-keeping

Farmer groups’ leaders from Atiavi in the Keta District have received training in bee-keeping and agro-forestry at a one day’s workshop to enhance their livelihood. The training programme which was jointly organised by “Trees for the Future” and “Save our Soils Organisation”, both non-governmental organisations (NGOs), would help diversify the income source of the farmers and adapt to the impact of climate change.

 

Mr George Ansah, Assistant Programme Director, Trees for the Future, Ghana, urged the farmers to appreciate bee-keeping as an important agribusiness that can generate income during the dry season. The farmers, who were taken through agribusiness skills, cost analysis and record-keeping, were urged to improve on their farm businesses with the knowledge acquired.

 

Mr Lovans Owusu-Takyi, Director of Trees for the Future in Ghana, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said his organisation was committed to improving the livelihood of small holder farmers in Ghana through the promotion of agro-forestry, sustainable land management. He said the farmers were advised to engage in the restoration of degraded lands and income generating enterprises such as bee-keeping, snail farming, mushroom, rabbitry, grasscutter and agro-processing. Mr Owusu-Takyi advised the farmers to reduce the use of toxic agro-chemicals and insecticides on farms to preserve bee life…. Click here to read more

Dear tourist, experience Atiavi too, and remember her fondly

In many minds, tourism means mega structures such as big national parks teeming with elephants, rugged terrain dominated by High Mountain, and waterfalls churning their anger.

To such people tourism is also synonymous with big hotels, old slave forts, classy night clubs, and sunny beaches. Indeed I have been privileged to visit some of these places. I gawped and went away with no abiding inclination to go back... Click here to read more

 

Government will surely turn the economy around – Keta MCE

The Keta Municipal Chief Executive, Sylvester Tornyeavah is confident that government will turn Ghana’s economy around despite the current hardships including labour agitations, energy, water and sanitation challenges facing the country.

He said President John Mahama is aware of the responsibility entrusted him by for the next four years and would leave no stone unturned in a bid to fulfill the development aspiration of the people.

Mr Tornyeavah gave the assurance at a meeting with the chiefs and people of Atiavi and other communities in the Keta Municipality to mark this year’s Easter celebrations and to take stock of developmental achievements while planning for the coming years.

He commended the people for their developmental initiatives and explained that government will foster public-private partnerships to fast track development.... Click
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 Finished mats being loaded to the market & Fishing in the Nuyi River at Atiavi

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