Sustaining agric programs
The Upper West regional extension officer Mr. Stephen Yalsung caution farmers in the region to adhere to the crop calendar in their farming practices. He said climate change has put a lot of farmers in dilemma hence more crops are loss. Mr. Stephen said this during an agricultural sensitization workshop dubbed ‘’using ICT in delivering Agricultural messages’’. The training brought together radio listenership clubs and stakeholders from ministry of food and Agriculture (MOFA), Environmental protection Agency (EPA), Ghana National fire service and the media. He lauded women in the regionwho have seen agriculture as a lucrative venture in taking care for their families.
The assistant project coordinator for the ADVANCE project in the region Mr. Prince Doudoo said under the usage of ICT to disseminate information to farmers, ADVANCE distributed 1,000 radio sets to farmers in the Upper west, Upper east, Northern and Brong ahafo regions.
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Mr. Doudoo further indicated that the ADVANCE project would be folding up in September this year. He called on the media partners to keep running the agric programs even without sponsorship from ADVANCE. He charged participants to make suggestion in sustaining the project programs and also sustain the radio listenership clubs.
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CUE OUT: That was Mr. Prince Doudoo of ADVANCE Project here in the upper west region.