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Miro Forestry to distribute another set of PPEs in Asante-Akim North, other districts

Miro Forestry is set to donate another batch of public protective equipments and sanitary items to residents and health facilities within the Asante-Akim North District and other districts it operates in.

The districts to benefit are Sekyere Afram Plains, Sekyere Kumawu, Asante Akyem North, Sekyere Central and Mampong Municipal.

Speaking Exclusively to Salt FM’s Daniel Nii Ankrah, Community and Social Affairs Manager for the company, Ntim Adjei Opoku said the move is part of the company’s desire to see to it that citizens are protected from contracting the coronavirus.

He said the new batch of items which includes Veronica buckets, gloves, tissues, face masks, hand sanitizers and carbonated soaps will be donated to health facilities within the five districts it operates in.

Mr. Ntim Adjei said the company has also procured seeds of maize, groundnut and cowpea to support farmers in the community. According to him, they decided on the three after a meeting with the farmers in the communities.

Other donations

Mr. Ntim Adjei Opoku said the company has in the past since the outbreak of the coronavirus donated over 500 veronica buckets to communities in its operational area.

About Miro Forestry

Miro Forestry & Timber Products is a vertically integrated, sustainable forestry and timber products business centered in West Africa. The company operates forestry plantations with over 30,000 hectares of land having commenced planting a mix of fast growing timber crops in 2010. The company has established forestry infrastructure and a proven management team.

The company is focused on fast-growing, high-yield plantation timber for the production of sawn timber, utility poles, plywood, and energy biomass for both local and international markets. The company aims to continue delivering both attractive returns to investors as well as significant economic, social and environmental benefits to local communities.

The company mixes commercial plantation forestry with the protection and regeneration of indigenous tree species and the promotion of bio-diversity and environmentally sustainable land-use management. The company aims to be a leading, commercial and sustainable plantation business operating to high management, social and environmental standards.

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