FAGRO Exhibition Director, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa
FAGRO Exhibition Director, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa

A delegation of the National Food and Agriculture Show FAGRO has left Ghana to attend the 1ST FAGRO ? Israel Investment meeting Scheduled for May 18 ? 23, 2013 in Israel.

The delegation comprising of agricultural stakeholders and farmers will engage their Israeli counterparts in areas such as irrigation, value chain development, technology, joint ventures, import and export opportunities as well as business-to-business sessions to explore areas of international cooperation designed to boost agricultural growth, trade and investment between Ghana and Israel.

In a pre-departure briefing, FAGRO Exhibition Director, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, remarked ?The meeting will showcase the latest technological advances made in the field of agriculture by the Israel which has increased food security as well as new and advanced methods of farming.?

She explained that there are substantial opportunities for income generation and employment creation in agriculture especially for the smallholders.

 

?In order to translate these opportunities into reality; we need to create a new cadre of agri-entrepreneurs with new skills and global market vision; quite obviously, we have to create employment by means of value addition, through agri-businesses.? She adds.

 

The delegation is expected back in Ghana on Friday May 24, 2013

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