Rome, 12 April 2012 – A new study by the International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD and the International Labour Office ILO shows that decent and productive employment for millions of young women and men who live in rural areas can be achieved.
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Ghana’s Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi on Monday said making agriculture attractive to the youth, through modernisation remained a top priority of the Government.
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on African governments to adopt policies to modernise agriculture and make it attractive for the youth and the educated.
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on African governments to adopt policies to modernize agriculture to make it attractive for the youth and the educated.
Ghana is to benefit from 3.5 million US Dollars fund from the United States (US) for the training of in and out-of-school youth in farming.
Majority of Ghanaian farmers are interested in empowering their children to take up professions other than farming as their future economic activity, says industry watchers.
Accra, Nov 11, GNA – Nii Armah Asheitey, Greater Accra Regional Minister, on Friday called on the youth to go into agriculture as a full time business to reduce poverty and hunger in the country.
Ministers of Agriculture and Education, Mr. Kwesi Ahwoi and Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu respectively, on Saturday challenged Ghanaian youth to look to agriculture as a noble and viable economic venture to engage in.