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October 9th, 2018 / Graphic Online, Ghana

The Director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), Prof. Eric Danquah, has underscored the need to improve on agriculture sector in sub-saharan Africa to enable it attain food security.

According to him, current forecasts identified sub-Saharan Africa as the only region in the world where hunger and malnutrition will worsen over the next two decades unless drastic measures were taken to avert the situation.

“There is an urgent need for a drastic change within the food and agriculture system in sub-Saharan Africa, if the region is to attain sustainable development goal two, which is zero hunger by 2030,” he stressed. Read more