FAO in Ghana

Ghana’s Country Programming Framework 2018 - 2022 (CPF) defines three priorities areas for collaboration between FAO and the Government of Ghana, which are food and nutrition security; environment and sustainable natural resource management; and rural development and resilient livelihoods. 

FAO's activities are aligned with UNDAF and collaboration with other Development Partners, including CSO such as producers organizations, agricultural workkers' union, women and youth groups and NGO to ensure greater impact in achieving the stated goal.

Meetings / Workshops / Events

November 6th 2020, 36th National Farmers day:  National Farmers Day in Ghana is celebrated on the first Friday of December each year to recognise the contributions of farmers and fishers in the country however in an election year the day is celebrated on the first Friday in November. The holiday is designed to pay respect to the importance of the farming and fishing industry in the socio-economic growth of Ghana.

November 19th 2020  International One Health Day: Community engagements involving chiefs, and community members at Boadi in the Ashanti region

November 14th-18th 2020 Antimicrobial Awareness week:  World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) seeks to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance. As a major partner in Ghana AMR NAP implementation, FAO is supporting the activities of this year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week celebration.