Improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers through environmental sustainability
The IITA-led BSF for Bio Circular Economy and Environmental Sustainability BBEST Project, Regional Office in Ghana hosted its partners from Mali, Niger, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for its annual review forum and planning meeting in Accra from 22 to 26 January.
This forum provided the perfect platform for reflecting on achievements, sharing ideas, learning, and collaboration among partners from the implementing countries and stakeholders. The forum was opened by the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of livestock and a member of Parliament of the Nanton Constituency, Hon. Alhaji Hardi Tuferu. In his address, Tuferu said the government has started implementing the livestock and poultry component of its five-year strategy to increase production and ensure food security.