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ADB to give 100,000-dollar house to 2016 Best Farmer

Deputy Minister in Charge of Crops, Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan receiving the Dummy keys from the Group Head  of Agric. Finance at  , Mrs. Sylvia Nyante.
Dr Ahmed Alhassan, a Deputy Minister of Agric receiving the Dummy keys from Mrs Sylvia Nyante, Group Head of Agric Finance.

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has presented to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture a dummy key to the three-bedroom house for this year’s National Best Farmer.

The house, which will be fully furnished is valued 100,000 dollars and will be constructed at a location of the winner’s choice.

This year’s farmer’s day celebration will take place in Kintampo in the BrongAhafo Region on November 4, 2016 on the theme “Agriculture: A business response to economic growth.”

Making the presentation, the Group Head of Agricultural Finance, Mrs. Sylvia Nyante said the donation was in fulfillment of the bank’s pledge 15 years ago to consistently support the National Farmers Day event.

She said this year’s sponsorship package was in excess of GH₵500,000 and included the sponsorship of the farmer’s forum and cocktail for the awardees.

Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of Crops, Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, thanked the bank for its continuous support to farming in the country.

He indicated that the contribution of the bank since 2001 has uplifted the general farmer’s day event.

By 3news.com|Ghana

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