Evangelist consults with Israel to establish agriculture university

By Iddi Yire, GNA

Accra, Aug. 28,
GNA – As part of efforts to ensure food security in Ghana and the ECOWAS
sub-region, Dr Lawrence Tetteh, an International Evangelist, is having
consultations with Israel to establish an agriculture university in Ghana.

He said
establishing the university would support the Government’s efforts at training
the youth to acquire technical and entrepreneurial skills for productive
self-employment.   

Dr Tetteh, who
is also the Founding President of the Worldwide Miracle Outreach, made the
disclosure at a media interaction on the sidelines of the inauguration of the
Israeli Embassy’s new building in Accra.  

The building is
located on the eighth floor of the Manet Towers C, Airport City, Accra, behind
Silver Star Towers.

Madam Shani
Cooper, the Israeli Ambassador to Ghana and Mr Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, the
Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, jointly performed the
inauguration.

Dr Tetteh
congratulated the Embassy for the feat and urged Ghana and Israel to deepen
their bilateral relationships for their mutual benefits.

He said Ghana
stood to benefit from Israel in areas such as agriculture, education, security,
cybersecurity, information technology and renewable energy.

He said through
collaboration with Israel, Ghana could also benefit from technology transfer and
the technical know-how.

Dr Tetteh said
Ghana could learn from Israel’s agriculture innovation and prioritise
agriculture to help address youth unemployment.

“It is also
important to note that because Ghana is mainly an agrarian community, focusing
on oil, gold, and diamond alone is not the best for us.”

GNA

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