Post-harvest loss and food wastage occurs at various stages of the food value chain, from food production to the final consumer.
In Ghana, we have a very large arable agricultural land , we should be able to produce enough food through a sustainable agricultural practises, striving our agri-business to end poverty and hunger in the sub-region , feed the whole of Africa.
Post-Harvest Loss usually occurs mostly during transportation,storage,processing and distribution stages.
This calls for more investment in, transportation, building good roads in agricultural areas, with good trucks to transport foodstuff from farming communities to the cities. building a better storage systems for different types of foodstuff, supporting agro-processing companies to expand its capacity to produce more for local consumption and for export and finally a better distribution channels.
Ghana has the potential of becoming the best agricultural hub in Africa leveraging on the resources it has to build a robust food production system to feed Africa.
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