It was also characterized by a debate on the agriculture sector between the two parties moderated by Citi FM’s Umaru Sanda Amadu.
Making the government’s intention clear on the matter, the deputy minister [Sagre Bambagngi] averred that although there were projects supporting organic food production, the request for a ban on GMOs was dangerous for Ghana.
“There are people who think they should only eat food that is produced through the use of organic materials …. some people can afford to do that [but] there are some people who …. will starve and die before the kind of sickness you are thinking [of] will come in the long term …. Some children will suffer from malnutrition and they won’t even grow beyond five years,” he added.