The Israeli embassy is welcoming partnerships with Israeli Agritech organizations in a bid to assist Ghana to produce its Agric sector making use of modern day systems.
The Minister for Food items and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto is hopeful these technologies these types of as irrigation and enhanced seeds will aid strengthen yields of farmers.
He spoke to JoyBusiness at the ongoing Embassy of Israel Agribusiness Innovation and Technological innovation Summit.
He mentioned “Ghana has long-standing bilateral development cooperation with Israel and we have not long ago strengthened this partnership via amplified schooling programmes in Ghana and in Israel. We realize the technological advance Israel has made in the area of agriculture and stand to benefit hugely from them.”
“Currently, we are collaborating with Israel in producing the capacity for greenhouse generation and via bilateral arrangements, Ghanaian youth will on a yearly basis go through 1-12 months schooling in Israel in greenhouse generation.”
This Summit provides the possibility for Israeli providers to share offered farming systems and agribusiness improvements to encourage agricultural organizations. This sort of summits are crucial in producing recognition of small business options in agricultural particularly for the youth.
The Agritech summit hosted 18 prime Israeli agritech firms, Ghanaian leaders, policy advocacy teams and businessmen to investigate Investment possibilities, partnerships and hunting at how to undertake technological innovation for wise and much more successful farming.
Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Shani Cooper reported the summit exhibits the dedication of the Israeli government to aid the advancement of Ghana’s agriculture sector.
She claimed “this summit provides Ghana a unique prospect to use the Israeli technological know-how and know-how gathered around a thousand many years. The Israeli organizations existing below all employing each tradition and innovation which we imagine Ghana can profit from.”
The Agribusiness, Innovation and know-how summit concentrated on three places enter know-how, modern-day agronomic practices and funding styles.