A deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Mr Akilu Sayibu, has urged various youth groups in Northern Ghana to take advantage of the one district one exportable product initiative which is currently being promoted by the Ghana Export Promotion Authority in various districts of the country.
Interacting with various youth groups in Tamale on the occasion of Eid ul Adha.
Mr Sayibu hinted that the vision of the GEPA in relation to the one District, one exportable product was not only aimed at increasing export earnings from Non Traditional exports but also creating jobs for the youth as well as increasing the earnings of the various producers which can lead to acelerated development of the various districts of Ghana.
The Deputy GEPA CEO hinted that even though some priority products were identified under the National Export Strategy, it does not close the doors to potential exportable products that the youth can take advantage to get them out of unemployment but also empower them financially.
Mr Sayibu mentioned Yam, Cashew, mangoes, groundnuts, shea, handicraft and garments among others as some potential exportable products from the North that the youth can take advantage of.