Civil society groups in the agribusiness esteem chain have communicated worry over the perpetual flooding in northern parts of the nation, cautioning that the circumstance undermines Ghana’s sustenance security.
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), the Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana (CAG) and the General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU) all rancher based associations, say the surges that immerse homes and farmlands when Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso is spilt needs critical consideration.
“A huge number of hectares of farmlands and assortment of yields and domesticated animals are demolished through flooding. The impact of these surges is colossal and various and surely understood. These surges, in any case, are man-made, independent and preventable. These surges pulverize farmlands and dislodge agriculturists which may influence nourishment generation.
“The perpetual flooding and the destruction is likewise caused by the spillage of the Bagre Dam in close-by Burkina Faso. The decimation caused by the spillage is negatively affecting the business of the general population in the downstream who are prevalently smallholder ranchers in Ghana,” the gatherings expressed in a joint press explanation.
Read the joint press proclamation from the rancher construct bunches in light of the circumstance underneath.
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