The Communication for Development and Advocacy (CDA Consult) is to publish in September, results of the Counterfeit Electrical Product and Electronic Appliances survey conducted in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The survey conducted in April this year, was to assess the proliferation of Counterfeit Electrical Products and Electronic Appliances in the Region, and establish with empirical data, the estimated volume of counterfeited electrical goods in circulation.
The survey also seeks to gather information on the knowledge of specific counterfeited electrical goods by categories of product as well as by brands and the main counterfeited electrical goods in the Region.
Respondents, mainly from the Ghana National Fire Service, Ghana Police Service, Ghana Immigration Service, Northern Electrification Distribution Company, Electrical Contractors, Electrical and Electronic Appliances dealers, were also tasked to list the most counterfeited goods in terms of brand.
Also included in the respondents are procurement officers, media practitioners and other end users, who were to also identify main users of those counterfeited electrical products.
The Brong Ahafo respondents were also required to establish a hierarchy of identified places, where electrical counterfeited goods are being sold and assess the perception of damage caused by illicit or counterfeited electrical goods in the Region.
Meanwhile, Mr Francis Ameyibor, CDA Consult Executive Director, has called for joint efforts to fight the proliferation…
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