The Ghanaian Minister of Agriculture, Mr. K. Safo-Adu has called on African nations to stop?
The Ghanaian Minister of Agriculture, Mr. K. Safo-Adu has called on African nations to stop politicking and take head of the hunger in the cities and villages of the continent. Speaking at the sixth African regional conference of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in Algiers, Mr. Safo-Adu said it was a sad spectacle to see Africa begging for food which she could easily provide herself while African leaders engaged in sterile political and factional disputations.
The Algiers conference opened on Friday (September 25) and is due to close on Saturday (October 4). It is being attended by delegates representing 30 African nations as wells as officials and advisers from the F.A.O. headquarters.
Mr. Safo-Adu outlined to the delegates the Ghana government's plans to develop agriculture which, he said, accounted for more than two thirds of Ghana's national revenue. In his speech, Mr. Safo-Adu said: