Assosa farmer cooperatives to invest US$7.17m in new food processing plants

ETHIOPIA – An edible oil refinery plant and an agro-processing plant are set to break ground in Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State in Ethiopia with a combined investment of 230 million Br (US$7.17m) from two farmers unions. The oil refinery plant will be established by the the Assosa Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative Union while the fruit and vegetable processing plant will be set up by the Assosa Farmers Cooperative Union. The Federal Cooperative Agency (FCA) conducted a feasibility study on the Assosa Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative Union and the Assosa Farmers Cooperative Union last…

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