American Entrepreneurs Show Interest In Grand Bassa College Collaboration


Buchanan – Two American investors have shown signs of possible investments in the agriculture and engineering departments of Grand Bassa Community College.

Marty Riche director of Aquaculture Without Frontier (AWF) and Maryam Murbe, Chief Executive Officer of Solar Afric Incorporated, were presented to the GBCC on April 27 by the president of Grand Bassa County Association in the Americas (GBCAA), Jerome Gayemen.

Mr. Gayemen told FrontPageAfrica that the two Americans are in the country to invest in aquaculture and solar energy.

“In the next three months our partners will start training students of the College because there are plans for them to Open a Company in Grand Bassa and those students are the once they will be using to work,” he said.

“Mr. Marty Riche is a good agriculturist, who has come to build fish ponds and to train the agriculture students on Aquaculture”.

Murbe disclosed that her firm is prepared to setup a sub branch in Grand Bassa and named ‘Solar Afric Liberia’.

“Upon my return to the United States I am going to start helping to train the engineers of the community college because I want to use them in my company,” Mrs. Murbe said.

“Within the next four years I want to see Grand Bassa County being electrified through solar electricity from my company,” she said adding that when solar energy project is launch it will electrify cities and villages in the county.

For his part, Mr. Riche of AWF USA said, “Liberia has a good environment for fish farm and I am going to get some money to come and built the first practical sites at GBCC and begin to train the students on the importance of aquaculture.”

Report by Elton W. Tiah, FPA Contributor