As part of effort to strengthen working relationships and collaborative efforts among queen mothers, traditional leaders and stakeholders in the agribusiness community, Agrihouse Foundation, last week, held the 5th edition of its annual ‘Gathering of the Royals and Stakeholders Meeting’ in Accra.
This year’s event was on the theme, “Championing Agri-growth through our Queen Mothers – The Agri booster Module.”
The event pulled together eighty-six queen mothers and traditional leaders, together with key stakeholders from the field of academia, policy, Government, development agencies and Agric institutions. They were in the persons of the Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Yaw Frimpong Addo, Madam Dorothy Effah from AGRA, Madam Garcia Honvoh Chabi Who Is the Senior Commercial Advisor for Embassy of Denmark, COP/ Mrs. Habiba Y. A. Twumasi-Sarpong, Director-General of Welfare, Ghana Police Service, madam Dorothy Effah, policy officer for AGRA and Dr Andoh Mensah from CSRI, Coconut and Oil Palm Research, among others.
While the event was colourful and attracted a list of high profiled personalities whose efforts cut across the agricultural value chain, it also made room for policy very important dialogues and panel conversations that were aimed at highlighting challenges, as well as possible solutions that can ignite positive developments within the country’s agricultural sector.