2020 National Farmers’ Day now slated for November 6 in Techiman

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has made clear that this year’s 36th National Farmers’ Day celebrations will take place on November 6 at Techiman in the Brong East Region due to the country’s general elections.

The day, which is set aside by government to honour farmers and fishers who provide food for the people, raw materials for industries and earn foreign exchange for the country.

The Farmers Day celebration, which was introduced by the erstwhile Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) government in 1985, is aimed at recognizing the vital role played by farmers and fishers in the country’s economy.