Upper West Region: European Union Of Ghana Commissions 670Km Feeder Road, Other Projects.

The European Union Ghana, led by ambassador Irchad Razaaly has commissioned a six hundred and seventy kilometer feeder road and other social development projects in the Upper West Region of Ghana.

The team landed yesterday and visited some key personalities in the area including the Wa Naa, the regional minister for insightful conversations and also inspected these projects before commissioning.

The Union has commissioned 670km feeder road in the Upper West Region, Daffiama Bussie.The Union partnered the government of Ghana for this great initiative. This €35M project was funded through the European Union’s Global Gateway initiative. These roads connects key districts in the region. Thus, Municipal-Wa West-Nadowli-Kaleo (235km), Jirapa-Lawra-Daffiama-Bussie (210km), and Nandom-Lambussie-Karni (225km)

Also, as part of their objective to ensure better healthcare in these small communities, they have renovated some of the community-based health planning and services —CHPS compound and provided solar powered mechanized boreholes etc.

The Global Gateway initiative helps to tackle the most pressing global challenges, from fighting climate change to improving health systems and boosting competitiveness and security of global supply chains.

It is projected that between 2021 and 2027, The European Union will mobilise up to €300 billion of investments for sustainable and high-quality projects, taking into account the needs to partner countries and ensure lasting benefits for local communities. This will allow partners of the Union to develop their societies and economies, but also create opportunities for the Member States’ private sector to invest and remain competitive, whilst ensuring the highest environmental and labour standards, as well as sound financial management.

His Excellency Irchad Razaaly since he arrived in the country as ambassador of the European Union has been doing amazing works to ensure betterment of humanity.

As Ghana’s largest development partner, Team Europe has always been proud to see that its contribution is having great impact on the daily lives of the Ghanaian people. Importantly, the European Union has contributed to Ghana’s efforts to get its population vaccinated in providing a significant number of vaccines under the COVAX mechanism – and now are supporting Ghana achieve its vaccine manufacturing ambitions.

The dream to leave the planet cleaner and greener for the next generation is also clearly a shared interest. Undeniably, the union is also doing a lot of great things to achieve this goal.

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