Farmers’ Day: Full list of winners at Asante Akyem North District

The Asante Akyem North District edition of Farmers’ Day celebration was held on Friday, November 6, 2020 at Asante Akyem Agogo Preby Park.

The 2020 edition of the National Farmers’ Day was celebrated under the theme: “Agribusiness Development under COVID-19; Opportunities and Challenges.”

A nurse at Ejisu Govermnent hospital and Assembly member Gyidim Obuasi electoral area was adjudged the 2020 District best farmer in the Asante Akyem North District.

The award scheme was instituted in 1985 by the Ghana government after the industries showed a 30 percent growth in 1984. This was a significant improvement over 1982 and 1983, years the country suffered a severe drought. The first Farmers Day was celebrated in Osino, located in the Eastern Region of Ghana, where the drought was most severe.

Hon. Enock Osarfo Asiedu - District Best Farmer

Olivia Agyeiwaa - 1st Runner up

Yaw Asamoah - 2nd Runner up

Ramatu Salifu - 3rd Runner up

Rosina Ansah - Best Female Farmer

John Mbila - Best Youth Farmer

Kofi Yamoah - Best Aged Farmer

Kofi Azumah - Best Maize Farmer

Joseph Opuni - Best Rice Farmer

Nsorma Akile - Best Cowpea Farmer

Prince Asante - Best Cashew Farmer

Prince Agyei - Best Poultry Farmer

Alabila Anyangri - Best Livestock Farmer

Joseph Kumi - Best Cabbage Farmer

Unity is Strength - Best FBO

Roland Atenang - Best Worker

Kofi Manawuba - Best Yan Farmer

Kwabena Nimo - Best Plantain Farmer

Mamudu Issakah - Best Tomato Farmer

Josephine Osei Tutu - Best Pepper Farmer

Felicia Nti Twumasi - Best Taro Farmer

Obeng Mensah - Best Cassava Farmer

Ernest Oppong Asante - Best Non Traditional Farmer

Prince Obeng Amoako - Best Watermelon Farmer

Layi Elisha - Best Groundnut Farmer

Isaac Tetteth - Best Okro Farmer

Peter Adu Kofi - Best Carrot Farmer

John Atudago - Best Sweet Potato Farmer

Vivian Mensah - Best Physically Challenged Farmer

Nana Kusi Amoah - Best Acquaculture Farmer

Alimiyaao Yakubu - Best Local Birds Farmer

Kwaku Ohemeng - Best Cocoa Farmer

Saka Job - Best Citrus Farmer

Ellen Antwiwaa Agyarko - Best Backyard Farmer

Yakubu Salifu - Best Garden Eggs Farmer

Roman Catholic Church (Juansa) - Best Institution in Farming

S. Baffour Agro-Chemicals - Best Agro-Input Dealer

Adwuma Wura Agro-Chemicals - Best Agro-Input Importer


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