Enyonam Apetorgbor

The Keta Investment Promotion Center (KIPC) has lauded farmers in the Keta Municipality and the country as a whole for their immense contributions to the Ghanaian economy as the country marks ‘Farmers Day’ today, December 2, 2022..

“There’s no doubt that you have sustained this nation for ages. Without you, nothing is complete. We celebrate your bravery and sacrifices despite the enormous challenges you face in land tenure, farm input supplies, post-harvest losses and absence pension schemes for you”, it stated in a statement signed by its Chief Executive Officer, Enyonam Apetorgbor.

“On a day dedicated to former President Rawlings to celebrate your unappreciated contributions to national development, I join hands with thousands of our country men and women to congratulate you and thank you for feeding us. You have made us who we are”.

KIPC explained that it is determined to work with farmers to implement new farming practices and the supply of farm inputs, adding, “my team of agricultural experts stand ready to assist you in modern land use methods, fish farming and emerging trends in agriculture in general”.

Towards this goal, KIPC added that its team of experts will soon roll out training programmes for farmers in the municipality in the bid to build the capacity.

Meanwhile, under the combined umbrella of the KIPC and Keta Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), a value addition project is being championed to enable farm produce meet the export standards.

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