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IMPACTS ON COVID-19 ON PRODUCTION, POVERTY AND FOOD SYSTEMS IN GHANA

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Food insecurity has continued to rise across Africa as the pandemic continues to spread albeit more slowly than in other continents. The number of deaths from the pandemic in Africa Green Revolution Alliance focus countries remains low, totaling 728 as of 9th June 2020(end of day). In Ghana, the World Food Programme has estimated that around 2.4 million people will be food insecure in the coming months as a result of COVID-19 food production disruption. There is the need to initiate food industry project title: FOOD HARVEST CENTER in Ghana to reduce poverty and hunger, malnutrition and promote production, food and nutrition security in Ghana to motivate, enhance, strengthen and boost the Africa Continent Free Trade hosted in Ghana 2020/2021.

Links:

AGRA May 29 COVID-19 Situation and Response at a Glance by country. AGRA June 11 Edition Report #3

World Food Program on COVID-19,Ghana Strategy Support Program

GSSP website: COVID-19 Related Resources, China Strategy Support Program. Website: https://cn.ifpri.org,FAO on COVID-19, UNICEF on COVID-19,UNECA on COVID-19, USAID on COVID-19,World Bank on COVID-19.

Confirmed Panelists

  • SPEAKER PARTICIPANT:
  • Stephen Awudi Gadri(Author and Founder of Trokosi Abolition Fellowship International)
  • FACILITATORS:
  • Pamela Alexander ( Director of Community Development Ford Company Fund)
  • Cynthia Muller ( W.K Kellogg Foundation)
  • Edward Dugger lll ( Rein venture Capital)
  • Stacey Adams ( Founder FairFight and Southern Economic Advancement Project)
  • PANELISTS:
  • Liz Dozier ( Founder and CEO Chicago Beyond)
  • Kesha Cash ( Founder and General Partner of Impact America Fund)
  • Nadia Brigham ( Principal Consultant Brigham Consulting)
  • Brian Goebel ( Managing Director of Social Enterprise Emory University Going)
  • Sarah Eagle Heart ( Return to Heart Foundation)

Unconfirmed Panelists

Eric Freeman ( Founder Mindset Meals)

Michelle Geiss ( Executive Director Impact Hub Baltimore)

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