The European Union (EU) in Ghana has supposing 816,000 Euros to support a Mushroom plan in a Adentan Municipality of a Greater Accra region.
The Chief Executive of AdMa, Daniel Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah, disclosed this during a 33rd National Farmers’ Day celebration, that was hold underneath a theme, ‘Farming for Food and Jobs.’
EU staff in Accra led by a Acting Ambassador, Paola Salvia, also attended a event, that was hold during Adjiriganor School Park, East Legon, Accra.
The MCE explained that a appropriation was in line with a EU’s programme to support internal mercantile enlargement in a municipality.
It is also to urge a fungus attention and ubiquitous mercantile provision of fungus farmers in a municipality for tolerable internal mercantile enlargement and development, he added.
According to him, a project, that started in Dec 2016 though was launched in Feb 2017, targets particular Mushroom farmers, Association of Mushroom Farmers, Traders, Seed and Bag producers, Women’s Groups and SME Business Advisory Centres, among others.
Mr Nii-Noi Adumuah pronounced a plan would safeguard high practice opportunities for women, Persons with Disabilities (PWD), youth, as good as urge income era for a assembly.
Dr Paschal Attengdem, an Agricultural Research Scientist, called for innovative meditative to support agro-based lifestyles and businesses in a municipality.
He called for a enlargement of a National Farmers’ Day awards categories in a entrance years to embody Best School Based Garden, Home Garden, Best Innovative Garden and Best Food Service Provider (local).
Dr Attengdem combined that a enlargement of a awards would assistance to attract some-more Ghanaians into home gardening and agro estimate during a lodge or home level.
The Municipal Director of Agriculture, Angelina Owusu-Ansah, commended a Canadian supervision for a support for a modernizing Agriculture Initiative, that has led to a alleviation of cultivation in a municipality.
He settled that a involvement helped a technical staff to embark on a series of margin projects.
By Solomon Ofori