However, the farmer says they lack available lands to help them farm, a situation he explained is dangerous for food security
Mr. John Amo made this known when he spoke on Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5fm.
According to him, all the goods lands have been given to estate developers which is making it difficult for them to provide those foods.
President Akufo-Addo on Sunday asked Ghanaians to eat a lot of vitamins to help boost their immune system, he also went to list some locally produced foods we can eat to boost our immune system to help fight the pandemic.
In his speech, he said, “We have to improve our hygiene, our fitness and exercises, our eating, generally, our style of living, which will boost our immunity to disease and virus. For instance, we are told that the key vitamins that fortify our immune system are vitamins A,B6, C, and E. Fortunately for us, in Ghana, all of these can be found in many of our foods, such as oranges, kontonmire, millet cashew nuts, crabs, plantain, okro, dawadawa, brown rice and mushrooms”
The farmer in his comments agreed with the position taken by the president that local foods are indeed good for boosting the immune system, but there are no lands to plants those foods, he insisted.
He urged the government to help them get lands for farming and also stop those who damaging our waters which are a source of fishes.
Again he’s asking the government to also provide them with nose masks, sanitizers, and protective eyewear to stay strong and prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
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