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Farmers receive 104, 500 seedlings to improve livelihood 

The Bawku Municipal Assembly has distributed 104,500 seedlings to farmers in the Upper West District.
The distribution of the seedlings is to improve livelihood and address climate change.
It is jointly implemented together with Planting for Food and Jobs and Rural Development (PERD).
The Municipal Director of the Department of Agriculture, Charles Akwotiga urged the people to plant more trees on their compounds.
He said the cashew trees has the greatest potentials of not only addressing issues of climate change but also to empower communities economically.
For his part, Project Coordinator of Zal-Taaba Organic Farmers Association (ZOFA), Philip Ayamba asked the Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producer Organisations (FFPOs), to act as primary agents of change for climate resilient landscapes.
He also aksed them to improve livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
He added that farmers must adopt the best agriculture practices to help address climate change impacts.
By Agnes Melissa Yovo |

Written by The editoral team


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