Techiman Municipal Assembly Distributes 200,000 Free Cashew Seedling To Farmers.
The Techiman municipal assembly has distributed 200,000 cashew seedings to farmers for free to expand their farms.
The Techiman municipal chief executive, hon John Kofi Donyina speaking with Nkyeremu News team says, this intervention will help to produce enough for export and for local consumption.
He says within the shortest possible time, Techiman municipal assembly will be the hub of cashew production due in Ghana due to the free cashew seedlings distribution.
Hon John Donyina says the Techiman municipal assembly has 15,000 actively cashew farmers who will shortly see transformation of life.
To meet maximum production, John Donyina says, the assembly has deployed agric extension officers to visit the various cashew farms regularly to educate the farmers on good farming practices.
The MCE, hon John Donyina says in 2017 they distributed 7,000 and increased to 250,000 2019.
He explained that, the assembly had targeted 400,000 cashew seedlings for this year but the Covid19 distorted their activities.
He was been emphatic that in 2021, all cashew farmers who will apply on time will be served with the free cashew seedlings without fail.