Atwima Nwabiagya South marks farmers ‘day
Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipal in the Ashanti Region has observed this year's National Farmers’ Day by rewarding hardworking farmers in the municipality.
Date Created : 12/3/2021 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Suzan O. Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
This year’s event was held at Nkotomire, a community in district.
This year’s Farmers’ Day Celebration was marked under the theme, “Planting for Foods and Jobs: Consolidating Food Systems in Ghana.”
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the area, Mr. Michael Amoah Awuku who addressed the gathering on the theme said, food security and production of raw materials for both local industries and export are vital for rapid development of every country upon which all other sectors are built.
He noted that government in the year 2017 lunched ‘Planting for Foods and Jobs’ to encourage the citizenry to invest in the production and processing, distribution and consumption of agriculture produce by every Ghanaian citizen.
The MCE asserted that, the youth in the Municipality must see farming as lucrative business and not punishment to earn a living adding that both young and old should explore the noble benefits that can be derived from the agriculture sector.
The overall municipal best farmer was awarded with some amount of money and a Tricycle (aboboyaa).He commended the Municipal Assembly for recognizing the efforts of farmers in the Municipality.