The Municipal Department of Agriculture in Koforidua has taken stock of 14 motorbikes given by the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Isaac Appaw-Gyasi on behalf of the Gov’t.
The May 15 presentation is to serve as a boost to the workers in their delivery.
The MCE also noted with support from the Canadian Support Program, Government had secured new Nissan pick-ups for all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) of which New Juaben South Municipality is a beneficiary.
He said, upon assumption of office, the Akufo-Addo government has introduced several agricultural intervention policies such as:
~ Planting for food and jobs
~ Planting for Export and Rural Development
~ 1District 1 factory
~ 1District 1Warehouse
And others aimed at improving food production to positively transform the economy.
Government has also recruited over 2000 Agric Extension Agents of which our enviable Municipality has received 7 of these well trained officers, the MCE submitted.
The Municipal Agric Department through its capacity building and effective delivery of the extension officers has organized training of staff on new extension modules under the Technical Education Department of Modernized Agric in Ghana (TEDMAG).
By Kamal Ahmed/Kumasi