The following issues impact on food security in Ghana. We will over time endeavor to dig deeper into various issues in an attempt to make a positive contribution towards the debate on food security. Your opinion on these will be appreciated.
The Government of Ghana hails this as the solution to create new employment and increase yields. Recent reports suggest that it is not the case. Follow the story here >>>.
Rice has become a major staple food in Ghana. When the NPP government took over in 2000 / 01, the Aveyami Rice project became a major topic with prosecutions of previous NDC officials. Recently many issues cropped up such as smuggling and the impact of government policies and actions. Follow this unfolding story here >>>
Land grabs happens where land traditionally used by local communities is leased or sold to outside investors (from corporations and from governments) are becoming increasingly common across Africa. Whilst many of these deals are for food cultivation, there is a growing interest in growing crops for fuel – agrofuels – particularly to supply the growing EU market. What is the situation in Ghana?