Video: iWatch Africa assessment of the Planting for Food and Jobs Program

The Planting for Food and Jobs program as part of the budget statement focus for 2017 was initiated by the government to create jobs for Ghanaians and also serve as a boost to the country’s agricultural sector.

iWatch Africa in our bid to promote transparency and accountability, decided to conduct a third-quarter assessment of the Planting for Food and Jobs program in the Ho Municipality.

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Credit: Gideon Sarpong | iWatch Africa

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Gideon Sarpong

Gideon Sarpong is a media practitioner with over six years experience in data, investigative and policy journalism. Gideon is currently the Policy and News Director at iWatch Africa. His major role includes developing news strategy for correspondents across Ghana, as well as designing project and policy focus for the organisation. He is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program), Commonwealth Youth Program (DYLP) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program. Gideon holds a degree in economics from the University of Cape Coast and PgD in Policy Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Zambia. He is a firm believer in the use of data journalism and technology for development and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability in Africa.

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