A complete of 600 girls from six districts within the Northern Area have been supported to do yard gardening to provide greens as a part of efforts to reinforce vitamin and contribute to family meals safety.
The districts included Nanton, Karaga, Sagnarigu, Yendi, Gushegu and Mion, and the beneficiary girls have been educated on the way to preserve correct yard gardens and have been additionally given starter packs, which included trays of vegetable seedlings, seeds, gardening instruments, natural fertilizers and pesticides.
This adopted the launch of the One Family, One Backyard venture (1H1G), which is being applied by the Agrihouse Basis with assist from the Alliance for a Inexperienced Revolution in Africa and United States Company for Worldwide Improvement’s Ghana Inclusive Agriculture Transformation programme.
The venture, which might be replicated in 11 different districts within the North East, Higher Western, and Higher East Areas, is focused at empowering 2000 households and 10 faculties by means of yard gardening with the target to make sure family meals and vitamin safety.
The opposite districts included Tempane, Daffiama Bussie Issa, Nadowli, Sissala East, Sissala West, Wa East, East Mamprusi, Mamprugu-Moagduri, Bawku Municipal, Bawku West, and Garu.
Ms Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, Govt Director of Agrihouse Basis, talking through the launch of the 1H1G venture in Tamale, mentioned it was anticipated to equally yield all kinds of contemporary greens to extend the amount and high quality of vitamins out there to the beneficiary households.
Ms Akosa mentioned the venture would set off and revive nationwide curiosity in dwelling gardening to contribute to family meals safety by offering direct entry to meals that might be harvested, ready, and fed to members of the family usually day by day.
She expressed hope that the beneficiaries, who have been already farmers, would keep it up with the initiative and make use of supplies inside their setting to domesticate their gardens, saying “This fashion, they don’t have excuse that they might not do it due to some causes.”
Mr Yaw Frimpong Addo, a Deputy Minister of Meals and Agriculture described the venture as spectacular, particularly how the beneficiaries embraced it and mentioned that was good for its success.
Alhaji Shani Alhassan Saibu, Northern Regional Minister lauded the venture and mentioned it amounted to giving life to the individuals.