Ministry of Food and Agriculture advises farmers to conserve rain water

irrigaThe National Programme Co-ordinator of the Ghana Agriculture Investment Sector of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Roy Ayariga says the Ministry is training farmers to conserve rain water in rice and cassava production areas across the country.

Speaking to Radio Ghana, Mr. Ayariga predicted good harvest due to the rainfall pattern but stressed that the rice project is not dependent on rainfall alone but water conservation.

Mr. Ayariga called on the youth to develop interest in Agriculture and see it as a business because of the opportunities being provided for everybody in the value chain.

He asked university graduates to take advantage of the opportunities to create jobs.

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