We need a budget with a unique perspective – GTLC

We need a budget with a unique perspective – GTLC

The National Coordinator for the Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC) has known as for a budget with a distinct perspective that will allow Ghanaian residents to measure outcomes and impression of the useful resource allocations.

Mr. Ibrahim Akalbila is anticipating that the budget would spell out how the national assets would profit Ghanaians so that every one can measure outcomes and extra particularly the worth put in funding for the agricultural sector.

Mr Akalbila whose outfit is a policy advocacy organization, working in areas of food and vitamin safety, (FNS) Post Harvest Loss Management, commerce facilitation and inclusive market system facilitation and Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB), and monetary inclusion, made the call in an interview with the Ghana News Agency in Bolgatanga, on his expectations of the budget, said it was the one approach to be sure that sectors under resourced had been appropriately deliberate for.

He said with the rising impression of worldwide disaster and its implications on the Ghanaian financial system, it will be prudent for government to zero down on the best way it made interventions to be sure that assets can be felt by all of the sectors.

“Even if it is starting progressively from the MMDAs, we will learn our lessons and replicate the lessons in other Assemblies,” he said.

Speaking on responsive gender budgeting, Mr Akalbila said it was not solely about ladies as some male farmers had solely small parts of land and had extra challenges than ladies.

He indicated that alongside all of the classes of farmers, there was the need to know the way to put in place interventions that will make all farmers extra productive and for that, the activities concerned wanted to be budgeted and applied to help these recognized to be weak and in most need, to allow them to be efficient.

 The National Coordinator said it was vital to be sure that correct agricultural techniques had been functioning effectively and other complimentary issues comparable to data and information which had been key to inform planning and budgeting available to complement.

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