South Korea Launches US$8 million Grant Project to Enrich Rice Value Chain in Central Region of Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture ( MoFA) representing the Government of Ghana and KOICA, representing the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed a new agreement to launch a project to improve rice value chain in the Central Region of Ghana.

The $8 million grant financing project has a onerous objective to boost rice productivity and value among farmers in Central Region from 2019 to 2023.

The project is expected to improve rice quality through post-harvest management and rice processing technology adoption.

The Record of Discussion (ROD)  was signed by the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto and Deputy Country Director of KOICA, Ms. Jeongyi Choi. The event was also witnessed by the Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Ghana, H.E. Mr. Sungsoo Kim, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Mr. George Oduro and other officials from the Ministry and KOICA Ghana Office.

News Source: | Agriculture in Africa Media