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Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators

Three Senators from the State of Nebraska, United States of America, and  International consultants are currently in Ghana for a 5-day investment tour.

Their visit is aimed at working and developing business relations between Ghana and the State of Nebraska, with a focus on Agriculture, Agro Processing, Energy, Lands and Natural Resources.

Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators

Agrihouse Foundation, Ministry of Agriculture and Ghana Tourism Development Authority are hosting the delegation.

 The senators were met on arrival by the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Development Authority, Mr Kwasi Agyeman, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mr Yaw Frimpong and CEO of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa.

Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
CEO of Ghana Tourism Development Authority Mr Kwasi Agyeman (right) welcomes Senator Andrew La Grone to Ghana

The visit has been  described as an effort to create the much desired economic path opening to deepening opportunities between Ghana and the State of Nebraska, especially for actors in the Livestock and Agro Processing sub-sectors.

The Nebraska Senators are here to explore investment and development opportunities as they are expected to interact with both public and the private sectors’ key players.

Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
CEO of Agrihouse Foundation Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa interacts with the leader of the delegation Senator Ken Schilz

They will also engage in agricultural field trips to have first-hand experience.

The visit also seeks to strengthen relations between Ghana and the State of Nebraska.

Members of the delegation are former Senator Ken Schilz, Senator Andrew La Grone and Julie Slama, the youngest serving woman in the Nebraska State.

In an interview, the CEO of Agrihouse Foundation Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa said the visit of Senator Julie Slama should inspire the youths in agric, especially where the Senator is also youthful and passionate about agricultural development and food security.

Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
Youngest Senator of Nebraska State in USA Julie Slama
Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators
L-R SenatorS Ken Schilz, Senator Andrew La Grone and Julie Slama
Agrihouse Foundation co-hosts US Senators

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