The President also mentioned the government’s intent on strengthening cyber security, he said. “Government is working to strengthen cyber security to build confidence and protect the use of electronic communications in national development.”
He also stated that government will work to empower the youth in Technology “We will ensure that young technologically savvy people would keep Ghana firmly in the exciting IT economy and its many opportunities.” He added
Speaking on Technology hubs, the government said plans are underway to begin implementation of the framework agreement between Ghana and the Republic of Mauritius, for an initial investment in the development of a technology park in Dawa, in the Greater Accra Region.
H.E. Akufo Addo finally noted that the start of the digital address system, the introduction of paperless transactions at the ports and the rapid and continuing spread of broadband services are all helping to formalize and modernize the Ghanaian economy.
In other related areas, the President said the government is due to equip the Ghana Police Service with Drones to help in crime combat while in Agriculture, He hinted on the implementation of the One-Village-One-Dam project which is said to employ the use of low-tech irrigation system – “This year the One-Village-One-Dam project starts full operation. It is a simple, low-tech project, but these dams will make a big difference to all our lives and the livelihoods of our farmers”. He said.