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June 27th, 2017 / News Ghana

For Africa to become self-sufficient in food production, what it needs are improved seeds, rather than huge machinery, Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture in Ghana declared here on Wednesday.

In his address at the 10th Anniversary of the West African Center for Crop Improvement (WACCI) the minister said government’s “Planting for Food and Jobs” will as such distribute improved seeds to 200,000 Ghanaian farmers from this planting season in order to help maximize food crop production for the country. Read more