The theme basically depicts Ghana’s abundant human and natural resources.
Ghana, a West African country, precisely on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea has a population of over 30 million people. Although relatively small in area and population, Ghana is one of the leading countries of Africa. It is the first African country south of the Sahara to achieve independence from colonial rule. Ghana is known for its diverse and unique culture. Ghana has many native groups like the Akans, Ga-Adangbes, Ewes, Dagombas, Gonjas, Mamprusis. English is Ghana’s official language, but there are indigenous languages which includes Twi, Fante, Frafra, Dangme, Ga, Dagbani, Mampruli, Gonja and Ewe.
Agriculture makes up about 20 % of Ghana's GDP and employs 44.7 % of the working population. Ghana has five (5) agro-economic regions. This diversity allows the country to benefit from a dynamic agriculture. Ghana has a vast arable land with 65 % of Ghana's land is being used for agriculture. The main cash crops are cocoa, palm oil and fruit (which include banana, mango, pineapple. Other cash crops include coconut, rubber, cashew, cotton, coffee and horticulture. The main agricultural sector is cocoa, of which Ghana is the second largest producer in the world. Cocoa is cultivated mostly in the forest zone of the country such as the Ashanti plateau to the Volta basin. Ghana can produce up to or more than 850,000 tonnes of beans during good harvest.
Ghana has abundant of mineral resources. These include gold, diamonds, bauxite, and manganese. Export earnings from minerals averaged 35%, and the sector is one of the largest contributors to Government revenue through the payment of mineral royalties, employee income taxes, and corporate taxes. The main traditional export is Gold which makes Ghana one of the biggest exporters of Gold in the world.