Regional Climate Change Coordinator, Dr. Richard Munang has advised that Africans most precisely Ghanaians should utilize climate variations that at their disposal. Placing Emphasis on the energy produced by the sun He said that more innovative ventures could be veered into to boost the agricultural sector and create more employment for the youth.
“Those who are decentralizing solar dryers can be youths and in the course of doing so, they’ll be creating opportunities for themselves and actually creating employment ”
Making examples of processed cassava and flour, he shared the view that there was more use to the sun than just the production of light.
“If we are to harness this sunshine, we could actually be utilizing it not just to provide electricity or utilize it for domestic production but actually drive the Agro-Industry”
Dr. Munang believes that with how much the climate changes, the nation could tap into opportunities like the invention or purchasing of solar dryers, power irrigation systems in order to create more job opportunities for the youth.
Story by Reward Feehi Kpokli.