Ghana awards farmer today for their contribution toward national development and food production. The 37th farmers day takes place today December 3, 2021 at the Adisadel College Park in Cape Coast at 10:00am.
The 37th edition of the National Farmers’ Day was launch by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) at a short ceremony at the Forecourt of Ministry of Food and Agriculture Head Office, Accra. on Wednesday 29th September 2021.
The donors included Broadspectrum Ltd. – a communications technologies company, K. Badu Agrochemicals Company Ltd. and UPL Callighana Ltd., agrochemical and bio-solutions technology developers. Broadspectrum and Callighana both made cash donations of 80,000.00 Ghana Cedis and 10,000.00 Ghana Cedis respectively, while K. Badu company presented 15 pieces of motorized sprayers in aid of the pending event.
The theme for the celebrations is Planting for Food and Jobs – Consolidating Food Systems in Ghana.
The celebrations will started on the 29th of November 2021, with an Agricultural Fair, Exhibition and Regional Focus Days. On 2nd December was ADB Farmers’ Forum, with a climax of a Grand Durbar and Award Ceremony today Friday 3rd December 2021. H. E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is the Special Guest of Honour.
The Minister for Food and Agriculture Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto at the launch indicated that in keeping with tradition, the official launch marks the start of preparations towards the event and equally represents a rallying call to corporate organizations and Ghanaians at large to demonstrate and support and sincere appreciation for the invaluable contribution that farmers and fishers continue to make to the progress of our country.