Togo’s government has set up a ministerial department that will be in charge of promoting local consumption through products “made in Togo”. The portfolio was assigned to Kodjo Adedze, the newly appointed minister of trade according to Togo First report.
Mr. Kodjo who was the former inspector of the Togolese Revenue Office (OTR) will now be responsible for taking concrete actions towards ensuring better growth for “made in Togo” products. First actions are awaited in this sector which now covers a wide range of activities, from agro-forestry production and processing, to energy, education and services.
In this wake, during his handover ceremony, the official committed to producing a “collegial work” to boost trade in the country, and ensure that local consumption is effective.