Former President Mahama in Marrakech for Women in Agriculture summit
| Updated Sep 12, 2017 at 4:15pm
Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Marrakech, Morocco, to address a summit of Women in Agriculture.
The summit which is under the theme ‘Empowering Women in Agriculture: Generating Sustainable Growth and bridging the Gender gap is being organised by Believe in Africa, in collaboration with the OCP Group a global market leader in phosphate and key player in the international market, UN Women, Africa 24 TV, Forbes Afrique and All Africa Magazines.
It brings together 350 participants from across the African continent and North America with Former President Mahama as the Special Guest of Honour.
In a statement signed by his Special Aide Joyce Bawah Mogtari, the Organisers of the summit said former President Mahama has demonstrated his commitment to transforming the African continent and is one of the leaders promoting Agenda 2063 by addressing gender and economic inequality in the agricultural sector.
The Marrakech summit is also in line with the African Development Bank's Feed Africa Initiative being championed by President Mahama.