Government should take under consideration all challenges agricultural sector is facing including soil fertility, and agricultural research findings while it making policies for the development of the sector, it will help sector ultimately.
Furthermore experts warned policy makers that if they will set out policies only to gain political purposes no doubt it will bring negative outcomes in return.
They added African Union set out policies for government to implement them in the sector. Government adopts these policies for the betterment of agricultural sector if they will keep all political interests out of it otherwise it will ruin sector, they exclaimed.
Kwaku Owusu Baah of the “Feed the Future Project” of the USAID said that what they should actually do in this regard, in reality just to polish their political carrier politician gives statements to develop the country and than those statements become the policies without knowing the results of those policies, policies which are not implemented before, no one experience them before implementing them in the countrywide sector.
Before government take decision to reduce the degree of fertilizers subsidy programme, but it should take under consideration all those figure presented in the report because these subsidies are not free, people pay for it called tax payers, he told to media when three-day conference started, he was there to present a report prepared on soil fertility management in Ghana to government.
Shashidhara Kolavalli, Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy research Institute told to media that the finding, facts and figure of the report collected through research in the state will be revealed on Monday but we are telling them to the government that they should keep them in mind while rolling out the policies for agricultural sectors for convenience results relative to soil fertility.
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