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No Food Shortage Expected; Agric Minister

The Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto has assured Ghanaians of a stable food supply

The Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto has assured Ghanaians of a stable food supply.

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He said the food security situation is not as dire, compared to countries in the sub-region asking Ghanaians not to panic over comments of food shortage in the country.

Speaking to Journalists in Accra, Dr Owusu Afriyie -Akoto mentioned ongoing initiatives such as the expansion in the provision of seedlings and fertilizers to farmers, improvement in extension service delivery for farmers among others.

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‘’These are measures that are being undertaken to ensure that Ghana does not move from the stable radar to a worse situation’’.

The Minister announced the Ministry’s Medium-Term plans to dredge the White and Black Volta to minimize the impact of flooding along that path especially to farmlands every year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: GBC

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