Entrepreneur urges government to protect agric investors

Entrepreneur urges government to protect agric investors

A social entrepreneur concerned in Ghana’s agricultural sector, Issa Ouedraogo, has appealed to government to intervene in defending investors within the sector from people and organisations who connive to dupe them.

According to him, some stakeholders within the agricultural sector, notably banks and legal professionals, have developed a penchant for denying investors, particularly Ghanaian residents within the diaspora, their due.

Speaking at a social enterprise forum on Friday at the British Council, Mr Ouedraogo partly attributed the stunted development of the agricultural sector to this phenomenon.

Mr Ouedraogo, who’s the founding father of B-BOVID, an agribusiness primarily based on social entrepreneurship rules, recounted how some native banks and legal professionals connived with one other French agency to dupe him of his funding.

Entrepreneur urges government to protect agric investors

He additional complained about how some stakeholders within the agricultural sector precipitated the publication of some false news about him and his organization, in an try to court docket disaffection for him.

Investigation
Mr Ouedraogo explained that he’s not the one individual within the agricultural business who has suffered from such orchestrated makes an attempt geared at irritating investors. He is, subsequently, calling on the government to institute a probe into the numerous considerations of investors within the sector and deal with the challenges.

He underscored that till a correct investigation is performed into the activities of some individuals within the country and their nefarious activities introduced to e-book, they might proceed to push investors out of Ghana to the detriment of the bigger population.

“It would further exacerbate the worsening phenomenon of unemployment in the country, constantly ringing profusely in the ears of entrepreneurs, political leaders, and government officials,” he said.

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