The farmers and their stakeholders in the Bono East region have expressed their satisfaction with the just ended two days farmers’ mini trade fair which has enhanced the food supply chain network in Ghana. The colourful two days farmers’ mini trade fairs were been held in Atebubu and Kintampo. The programme was organized by the Bono East agric directorate.
The farmers, aggregators, and suppliers have described the food exhibition show as a booster that will enhance the food supply chain network in the country. The Bono East region produces both cash and food crops in larger quantities.
Cecelia Kaja says the introduction of the agricultural supply chain network will soon end the farmers’ produce that used to goes waste during bumper harvests.
At the mini farmers’ trader fairs, the past award winners made the show more comprehensive and entertaining. They include agrochemical dealers, aggregators, suppliers, farmers, and agric officers. At both venues, the national award farmers came in their numbers to share their experiences with the upcoming farmers.
the Bono east regional director of agriculture, Cecelia Kaja Agyemang says, the Bono east region is a hub of agriculture where all buyers should switch their attention to. She urged the youth to make agriculture their priority. Cecelia Kaja calls on investors to make the Bono east region a choice of success.
She added that with proper irrigation channels, the Bono East region can produce about 95 percent of both cash and food crops grown in ghana.
The MCE for Kintampo municipality, Hon. Isaac Baffoe Ameyaw describes the farmers’ mini trade fair show as a blessing for the people of Kintampo. He pleaded with the people not to underscore farming since they are blessed with fertile lands.
One of the cereal mix processors, Addai Munukum with the brand name, Dorada Prestige Enterprise] was happy for the farmers’ trade fair which has helped them to get direct links to supplies by just a phone call.