Ghana Agriculture

Employing over half the national labour force, agriculture has long played a pivotal role in Ghana´s economy, and its key agriculture product, cocoa, is one of the top-three export commodities. After years of slower growth, the sector is poised for a revival, particularly given the strong government and private interest in advancing development through technological innovation. As long as initiatives are well coordinated along the value chain, domestic use and export-focused commercial agriculture is likely to make steady progress in the short term.

This chapter contains an interview with Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture.

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Sketch of Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture
Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture: Interview