New fields of learning in Ghana
With 27 million people to feed, agriculture is a priority for Ghana’s government. But how can the attitudes of young Ghanaians towards farming as a career be changed?
These days, it is not a vocation that carries the respect it once did, and there is a danger there will be nobody to work the fields in the future. This video previews how Deutsche Bank has financed a project that is trying to future proof the country’s food security.
In an in-depth article entitled ‘University challenge’, flow notes the US$50bn a year spent by sub-Sahara Africa on food imports, and tells the story of how the Ghanaian government launched the University of Environment and Sustainable Development – the first African tertiary education establishment dedicated to agrarian and environmental sciences.