Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta has assured farmers government’s willingness in continuing to supply farmers with organic and inorganic fertilizers to them and improve seeds to about £1.2 million under the Agric-modernization program.
During the presentation of the 2020 Nkosuo and Nkabom budget by the finance minister relates that “the seeds and fertilizers are expected to significantly again increase the production of maize, sorghum, soya, cassava, groundnuts, rice, sweet potato, assorted vegetables among many others.
In addition, Hon. Ofori-Atta said the government will continue to maintain surveillance to keep persons under control to ensure full security and provide an enhanced extension services to farmers.
“In 2020, the governments will continue to provide agricultural machinery and equipment including simple handheld farm equipment to improve small scale farmer access to agriculture mechanization services,” he assured.
Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta has advised Ghanaians to be at peace, as the government will complete the importation on assorted agriculture machinery for the establishment of agriculture mechanization service centres.
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