CORDAG  ORGANIZED  AN ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN WESTERN REGION

CORDAG ORGANIZED AN ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN WESTERN REGION

The Conference Of Regional Directors Of Agriculture –Ghana ( CORDAG) made up of sixteen (16) Regional Directors of Agriculture responsible for the coordination and monitoring of all agricultural activities of the various Administrative Regions in Ghana organized an annual conference in Takoradi-Western region from 17th – 20th  January 2022.

The objective of CORDAG is in pursuance of the Government’s policy of Decentralization and Modernization of Agriculture for increased food production in a sustainable environment and improve the livelihood of all stakeholders along agricultural value chains.

The theme for the conference was: “Strengthening Data and Information Systems for effective Agricultural Policy Planning and Implementation-The Role of the Regional Director of Agriculture”

The guests of honor for the conference were Hon. Western regional Minister (Hon. K O Darko-Mensah) and Head of Local Government Service ( Ing. Dr Nana Ato Arthur).

Hon. Minister in his welcoming address emphasized on the association to come out with innovations that will motivate the youth in agriculture production.  He reiterated that agriculture remains the driving force of the country’s development hence Ghanaians are enjoying flagships programmes such as Planting for Food and jobs, Rearing for Food and Jobs etc.

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