Planting for Food and Jobs’ policy gets international attention
May 24, 2017
Government’s flagship agricultural programme, “Planting for Food and Jobs,”has attracted international interest at the ongoing 52nd AfDB Annual Meeting in India.
The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto,who is leading Ghana’s delegation to the event, gave a presentation during which he highlighted government’s flagship policy aimed at turning around the fortunes of the ailing agricultural sector in the country.
Speakers and discussants, made up of investors, government officials and development partners, exhibited key interest in the efforts being made by government to revamp the agricultural sector and create jobs for the youth.