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 policy analyst and media practitioner with close to a decade of experience in policy, data and investigative journalism. Gideon is a co-founder of iWatch Africa. He is an author; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation, Commonwealth Youth Program ,Free Press Unlimited and Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative. Gideon is the founder of Sustainable Ocean Alliance Ghana. He was a 2021 Policy Leader Fellow at the European University Institute, School of Trans-national Governance in Florence, Italy and 2020/21 Open Internet For Democracy Leader. Gideon was also a 2022 Visiting Scholar/Reuters Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK and was selected as a 2022 TRF/Trust Conference Changemaker. He is currently the Africa Regional Cordinator for Environmental Justice Foundation and a 2023 Pulitzer ORN Fellow. Email:

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