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VP BOAKAI TOURS FISH LANDING SITE CLUSTER
March 12, 2016,
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai on Saturday, March 12, 2016, traveled to Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, to view ongoing construction works on the Robertsport Fish Landing Site Cluster.
The US$ 1.7 million Site Cluster, being constructed with funding from the World Bank, is being executed in three (3) lots as follow: Lot 1 (Fresh Fish Handling Building, dry-fish market plus external works, including the water supply), Lot 2 (Fish Drying Sheds A and B, community fisheries centre, shop-gear-boats & boxes service centre plus external works comprising power supply and external lighting), and Lot 3 (Fishermen changing and fishing gear store, day-care centre, toilet facility, external works comprising driveways and parking areas, fencing, gate house and walkways and the rehabilitation of the clinic at Fanti Town and the cold store at Kru Town).
The site when completed will provide cold storage (350m3), ice (5Tons/day) and market opportunity for about 2000 small scale fishers and mongers in the Robertsport area, and employment opportunity for the people of Cape Mount.
The VP was accompanied by Agriculture Minister, Dr. Moses Zinnah, and representatives of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The VP and entourage also made a stop over at the Obasanjo Farms Liberia, Inc. in Gbah Foboi in Grand Cape Mount County.