Ghana should not import poultry, rice – Israeli Ambassador

B-Bovid CEO, Issa Ouedraogo, shows the Israeli Ambassador to Ghana and Liberia, Ami Mehl
B-Bovid CEO, Issa Ouedraogo, shows the Israeli Ambassador to Ghana and Liberia, Ami Mehl

The Israeli Ambassador to Ghana and Liberia, Ami Mehl, has expressed shock over the quantity of rice importation into Ghana, calling it “crazy.”

Interacting with journalists at the B-Bovid agriculture facility in the Mpohor-Wassa East District of the Western Region, the head of the Israeli delegation said Ghana must take serious measures aimed at improving agricultural practices to reverse the annual import of rice of up to a billion US dollars, coupled with the high importation of poultry products from the Americas. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: News Now/GhanaWeb

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.