Ghanaian farmers have been suffering with deprive facilities from a long since, despite the country is highly reliable on agricultural products. Chiefs and Farmers in Brong Ahafo Region have inked down Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with policy makers to deduce the outlines which could be effective for farmers and hence agriculture products.
The memorandum was signed at the forum organized by Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), where plans measured to beef up agricultural sector.
Brong Ahafo is known as the heart of country since the region is responsible to bring in large sum of Gross Domestic Product.
Nevertheless, the mountainous crisis cuts down the ultimate goal as the worth of production is significantly drops due to lack of access to markets, inadequate places to store the raw products, lack of agricultural machines, immature agriculture staff, all collectively contributes overall nation to bear the loss.
Nana Kwaw Adams, who was heading the event, said there was need of immediate steps to address these problem whereas The Vice President of PFAG, Nana Ameyaw regretted over the poor response of MPs that don’t even ready to listen words of farmers crisis.
District Director of Agriculture at Ejura Sekyere Domase pledged farmers that their concerns have been reserved and they will be processed as soon as possible. Farmers would, surely, have rights they deserve, he added.
The forum was sponsored by Star-Ghana themed on “agricultural governance at the district level, the function of smallholder farmers” held at the Premier Palace Hotel in Techiman, which is a leading market town in South Ghana.
The platform gathered more than 150 farmer leaders from different districts of Brong Ahafo region including DCEs, DCD, Chiefs and other stakeholders concerned with agriculture sector.
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