Prof. Denis Worlanyo Aheto, the Director of the Centre for Coastal Management of the University of Cape Coast has been invited by USAID/Ghana Mission Director Ms. Sharon Cromer, on behalf of the US Government to serve as a member of the Advisory Group to guide the planning and follow up for the U.S Government’s led Global Food Security Strategy for Ghana.
A key part of the assignment relates to his involvement in critical stakeholder engagements or events including workshops to advance the United States and Ghana Governments’ shared goals to sustainably reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition in Ghana.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah, in a letter to congratulate Prof Aheto noted “I take this opportunity to congratulate you on your appointment to the US Government Advisory Group. It deserved considering the fact that you have involved in the fisheries project and have contributed immensely to its success so far. This is indeed a recognition of your efforts. By extension, it shows there is something good happening in UCC and that we need to be involved in the development of our country and contribute our quota in our own small way”
In his congratulatory remarks, the Provost of the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Prof. Livingstone Sam-Amoah expressed his delight at the news. “On behalf of CANS and on my own behalf, I congratulate you on this achievement. We hope you'll bring your vast experience and admirable sense of dedication to work to the Advisory Committee's work as it plans to tackle the challenges of food insecurity in Ghana is developed”.