Third Ghana economic update: agriculture as an engine of growth and jobs creation

The Third Economic Update, Agriculture as an Engine of Growth and Jobs Creation, examines the agriculture sector’s potential to be one of the leading sectors for a more diversified economy and how the sector could be transformed to be an engine of growth and job creation. Agriculture is an important contributor to Ghana’s export earnings, and a major source of inputs for the manufacturing sector. It is also a major source of income for a majority of the population, but have seen a recent reduction in growth in agriculture, which needs to be reversed through appropriate policies and increased investments.

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