Former President, John Dramani Mahama, is in Marrakech, Morocco, to address a summit of Women in Agriculture.
The summit is being organised by Believe in Africa, in collaboration with OCP Group, United Nations Women, Africa 24 TV, Forbes Afrique and AllAfrica Magazines.
President Dramani Mahama is the Special Guest of Honour for the Summit, which is bringing together 350 participants from across the African continent and North America.
‘Empowering Women in Agriculture: Generating Sustainable Growth, Bridging the Gender Gap’ is the theme for the summit.
According to the organisers, Mr. Mahama has demonstrated his commitment to transforming the African continent and is one of the leaders promoting ‘Agenda 2063’- the African Union’s vision of an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa- by addressing gender and economic inequality in the agricultural sector.
The Marrakech Summit is also in line with the African Development Bank’s “Feed Africa Initiative” being championed by President Mahama.
Story: News Desk