German Ambassador visits climate adaptation projects in Upper West

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The German Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Daniel Krull, paid a two-day visit to the Upper West Region to interact with German funded projects on adaptation to climate change and other actors in the region. He visited the Resilience Against Climate Change (REACH) and Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme in North-Western Ghana (MOAP-NW) projects, which are part of the European Union Ghana Agricultural Programme (EUGAP).

German Ambassador German Ambassador The MOAP-NW supported MATCO mango farm, and the REACH supported Anconyelle Cashew farm were of special interest. The owners of these farms, Mr Matthew Song-Aabo and Madam Margaret Joyce Dangah explained how they invested heavily in agriculture and how they benefit from the EUGAP support.
The Ambassador was in the company of Mr Emmanuel Sasu Yeboah – Regional Director of Agriculture, Mr Huudu Abu – Municipal Director of Agriculture, Mr Matthias Berthold – Project Manager of REACH, Dr Andrew Harberd – Team leader of Agriculture and Finance Consultants (AFC), Mr Bashiru Fuseini – Deputy Head of Programme for MOAP and other staff of the projects.

The Ambassador ended his tour with a visit to the “Climate House”, within the premises of the Regional Department of Agriculture, where he was given a tour of the newly established seedling nursery which will support the agroforestry activities of the projects.

Credit:GIZ Ghana/Linkedin

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