The Ministry of Agriculture has broken grounds for the construction of a Climate Change Adaption Resource Center in Gbarnga, Bong County.When constructed, the resource center will provide information especially to farmers on climate change, including how to adapt to climatic changes.
Metrological equipment is expected to be installed at the resource center to provide weather information. During the ground breaking ceremony in Gbarnga Tuesday, deputy agriculture minister for planning and development, Dr. Charles McClain, said the center will be a very essential tool to helping farmers cope with climate change.
Dr. McClain added that climate change is a very serious matter and is greatly affecting the agriculture sector. He said the ministry is very concerned about farmers and how they easily coupe with climate change.
Bong County superintendent Selena Polson Mappy,who also spoke at the occasion, welcome the Climate Change imitative and called on students in the county to make maximum use of the center when constructed.
Superintendent Mappy described the initiative as a blessing for the people of Bong, which also hosts the Central Agriculture Research Institute or CARI and a Chinese Agriculture Demonstration Center, respectively.
The ground breaking program was attended by scores of citizens, including students and major stakeholders.
By Papa Morris from Bong -Edited by Jonathan Browne