MCC, WFP Strengthen Partnership

A maize demonstration farm in Ghana. Under a new memorandum of understanding signed between the Millennium Challenge Corp. and World Food Program, the two organizations will work to help boost agricultural production in Ghana. Photo by:International Institute of Tropical Agriculture / CC BY-NC International Institute of Tropical AgricultureCC BY-NC

The Millennium Challenge Corp. and World Food Program are increasing their cooperation in promoting food security and economic development in African nations.

Under a new memorandum of understanding, the two institutions will work to help improve agricultural production in Ghana. MCC will train farmers and build post-harvest facilities in the country.

Joint efforts between MCC and WFP in boosting agriculture and food security will “likely extend” to Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali and Senegal, an MCC release states.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.