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Change is difficult and sometimes intimidating- CFTC CFO


The Canadian Feed the Children (CFTC) has reiterated its commitment towards improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions.

CFTC stressed that, it will help women and smallholder farmers reap a more bountiful harvest from what they sowed as the old adage goes “you reap what you sow’’.

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at CFTC, Anne Marshall at the official launch of Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ghana Enhanced (CHANGE), said the project will offer training, information and resources to help build greater resilience and adaptive capacity in the face of climate change, which continues to have negative impact on northern Ghana.

 Madam Anne Marshall said the launch of CHANGE project is a turning point for Canadian Feed The Children because 750,000 children, women and men are expected to benefit from the project. According to Anne Marshall, making change happen grant is the largest ever received by CFTC.

This, she said makes it possible for the organization to extend their collective work to Ghana for many people to benefit.

The CFTC Chief Financial Officer stated that, change is difficult and sometimes intimidating and always take a great deal and time.

As a catalyst for change, Anne Marshall reminded all partners of the project the importance of a vote of confidence, support and helping hand to the 2 million US dollars project.

Unveiling the project, the Northern Region Minister, Bede Ziedeng said issues of climate change are dear to the NDC government because climatic issues infringes on all aspect of human life.

Mr Bede Ziedeng said climate change increase or decrease rainfall, influence agricultural crop yields affect human health and cause changes to forestry.



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