Farmers perspective points reveal social, economic and political decisions play an equally important role, next to investment in infrastructure, and that intangible benefits for human wellbeing is a missing ingredient in the sustainable development agenda.
Africa is rapidly developing, but this growth is uneven and has come at great cost to critical ecosystems and social stability. If African nations are going to reach their SDG targets by 2030 and their African Union Agenda by 2063, what has to change to ensure more ecologically sound, equitable development?
Ghanaian farmers cannot rely on the creation of new technology alone. Technology needs to be supported by smart implementation, good policies and great work. Ghana’s rise demonstrates four key lessons that could be helpful for other countries.