The Indonesian government says it is committed to invest in Ghana, particular in the areas of education and agriculture to ensure progress.
Ghana has over the years had lots of challenges with respect to agriculture produce loses.
As a result, Ghana, which used to tout it self as the food basket of West Africa is gradually losing its pride.
Hopes are however getting restored as the Indonesian government, together with other stakeholders have pledged to improve Ghana’s food processing industry.
Speaking at a ceremony to welcome some Ghanaian students who were fully funded by the Indonesian government to study in Indonesia, the Honorary Console of Indonesia in Ghana, Paskal Rois, said there is a need to strengthen ties between the two nations for unity and stability.
The Indonesian Console in Ghana, who doubles as the CEO of Rig Oil International Services limited, said Ghana and Indonesia will continue to collaborate and support students thrive in education.
“The students are beneficiaries of KMB scholarship by the Indonesian government which is opened to all persons who are academically good”. Paskal Rois stressed
28 year old Courage Kraah is part of the beneficiaries who studied Post Harvest Technology in Indonesia.
After completing his university education in Ghana, Courage had a scholarship to study at Indonesia and he says his agenda is to support Ghana’s food processing industry.
According to him, he has a vision of investing hugely into Ghana’s agriculture sector particularly on food processing.
“I offered Post Harvest Technology as a course in Indonesia. As a result, I have gained much experience in agriculture and I hope to help my country with it.” Determined Courage Kraah emphasized.