Alliance for Science Ghana has called on the Agriculture Ministry to announce the food security plan for the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a statement issued on Wednesday, the group said although government has instituted precautionary measures to tackle the outbreak, the food and agriculture sector have been sidelined in these critical times.
“The hard reality facing us all is that Ghana is virtually sitting on a food security time bomb that some attention needs to be paid to. Ghana has made a lot of progress in ensuring food for all over the last few years but this virus threatens to erode the massive gains that have been made.”
The group further demanded that the plan should entail the food available at the Ghana Buffer Stock Company and private warehouses as well as strategies to control its pricing.
Read the full statement below: