WAAPPWest Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (World Bank)
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Mrs Al-Mamshie described that the second stage of the WAAPP project was hoped to profit 700,000 individuals along the value chain at the end of the project's cycle of which 40% ought to be women.
She said as an outcome, WAAPP Ghana was boosting the greenhouse technology as a means of accelerating yields and revenues of vegetable farmers all over the nation.
Mrs Al-Mamshie stated that WAAPP had over the years undertaken a huge dissemination drive in the area of enhanced technologies, like newly released varieties pertinent to root and tubers, cereal and legumes, poultry, livestock and food processing.
The WAAPP is expected to provide a regional framework for ECOWAS countries to collaborate in the implementation of national and regional agricultural strategies for technology generation and dissemination.
Launched in 2007, the first phase of WAAPP has already shown successful results in Ghana, Mali and Senegal in setting up centers of specialization for agricultural research and increasing cooperation among researchers and institutions among the participating countries.