His Excellency Mochizuki Hisanobu, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, has emphasized the remarkable potential of Ghana’s abundant and fertile land for cultivating a diverse range of crops. He believes that agriculture holds immense promise for the country’s youth, offering them opportunities for personal growth and success.
Ambassador Mochizuki urged the younger generation to approach agriculture with a fresh perspective, encouraging them to adopt innovative techniques and technologies that can significantly enhance productivity and profitability in the sector. By embracing cutting-edge approaches, the youth can position themselves for sustainable growth and contribute to the overall development of the nation.
Recognizing the critical role agriculture plays in Ghana’s economy, the Japanese ambassador encouraged the younger generation to embrace farming and related agribusiness ventures. By doing so, they can contribute not only to ensuring food security but also to the overall development of the nation.
Speaking in an interview with Agriwatchgh News, at the green Ghana day project ,in the nkwanta south region in the oti region, he highlighted the pivotal role agriculture plays in Ghana’s economy and urged the younger generation to consider agriculture as a serious career choice. He emphasized that by investing in the sector, the youth can secure their own livelihoods and contribute to Ghana’s overall development and prosperity.
The Ambassador emphasized the need for the youth to adopt modern farming techniques and leverage technological advancements to enhance productivity and profitability in agriculture. He also stressed the importance of exploring value-added activities along the agricultural value chain, such as engaging in agribusiness ventures.
Ambassador Mochizuki emphasized the importance of value addition and encouraged the youth to consider agribusiness ventures that could enhance the value of their agricultural produce. By exploring the entire agricultural value chain, they can generate additional income and contribute to the growth of the local economy.
He also drew attention to the global recognition of agriculture as a driver of sustainable development. As Ghana strives to diversify its economy and reduce reliance on traditional sectors, agriculture emerges as a crucial area for growth and employment generation. The ambassador’s visit aimed to inspire the youth in Nkwanta South to harness the immense potential of agriculture and contribute to the nation’s sustainable development goals.
Recognizing the longstanding partnership between Japan and Ghana, Ambassador Mochizuki highlighted future collaborations that would focus on knowledge transfer, technology sharing, and capacity building in agriculture. These efforts aim to equip Ghanaian youth with the necessary skills and resources to excel in the sector and support their aspirations in the agricultural domain.
As a representative of the Japanese government, Ambassador Mochizuki reaffirmed the commitment to support Ghana’s agricultural sector. The collaborations between the two nations will facilitate the transfer of knowledge and expertise, ensuring that the youth in Nkwanta South have access to the necessary resources for their agricultural endeavors.
BY:AGRIWATCH NEWS REPORTER