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Avoid farming along river banks during the rainy season, says MoFA

The World Food Programme is indicating that over one million Ghanaians may encounter difficulties accessing food between June and August 2024

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has urged farmers to refrain from cultivating along river banks.

This cautionary directive comes in response to alarming projections by the World Food Programme (WFP), indicating that over a million people in Ghana may encounter difficulties accessing food between June and August this year.

Speaking exclusively to Asaase News, Bagbara Tanko, the head of public relations at MoFA, underscored the ministry’s proactive measures to ensure food security but stressed the pivotal role of farmers in averting potential crises.

“We have already implemented measures to safeguard food security,” Tanko stated.

“However, it is imperative for farmers to exercise caution in determining when and where to sow their crops, particularly avoiding cultivation along river banks during the rainy season.”

Flooding exacerbates food insecurity by disrupting agricultural activities and driving up prices, so prudent agricultural practices have become paramount.

Reporting by Caleb Ahinakwah in Accra

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