The Agricultural Manufacturing Group (AMG) has presented the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) with a cheque for GHc 20,000 for the celebration of National Farmers’ Day in 2021.
Mr Isaac Berchie, Sales and Marketing Manager of AMG Fertilisers, who presented the check, said the company was proud to be a part of the National Farmers’ Day celebrations every year and was committed to supporting the long-term development, promotion, and recognition of farmers through these events.
Mr Berchie said, “AMG Fertilisers is very proud of the Ministry’s effort over the past 37 years, in celebrating and boosting the image of Farmers, as they put food on our tables all year round. This is why AMG Fertilisers has also over the years, manufactured and marketed high quality and efficient fertiliser brands, which are very popular and well patronised by farmers all over the country. This has contributed to the success of farmers in producing high yields and bumper harvest,” he added.
Receiving the cheque on behalf of the Ministry, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, who also serves as the Chairman of Farmers’ Day Planning Committee, Yaw Frimpong Addo, expressed his immense gratitude for the financial support, emphasising that, AMG’s continuous support over the years helps tremendously in the organisation of the celebration.
He used the opportunity to call on all Ghanaians, agribusinesses, and corporate bodies in the country to join the Ministry to celebrate the country’s hardworking farmers, adding that, this year’s event has been designed to consolidate gains made from the government’s flagship agriculture programme, PFJ.