A new centre to facilitate research and training in agribusiness will be created in Ghana with support of Africa Atlantic, MIT and the Harvard Kennedy School. It will facilitate industry training of farmers as entrepreneurs, as well as innovation in sustainable economic, environmental and social impact designs. The Agribusiness Knowledge Center will be built in the Afram Plains region of Ghana, on Africa Atlantic’s 25,927 acre (10,497 ha) site on the shoreline of Lake Volta.
More support is needed for training in agriculture to meet the demands of a growing world. If this model is successful, it would be tremendous to see such centres replicated, integrating training with contract outgrower operations. For more information see www.AfricaAtlantic.com.