Ghana, 5 other Africa countries benefit from $13M shea project
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The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a $13 million agreement to promote shea markets worldwide and improve sustainable production in Africa.
Ghana is among six countries to benefit from the five-year project. The other countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Nigeria.
“The shea industry is changing and companies, governments, and donors are investing more in sustainable production and improving the benefit to 16,000,000 women collectors and processors,” says Moumouni Konate, President of the Global Shea Alliance.