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07.12.2019 Agriculture

Meet The 2019 National Best Farmer, Charles Gyamfi

By News Desk
Meet The 2019 National Best Farmer, Charles Gyamfi
LISTEN DEC 7, 2019

Name: Charles Gyamfi

Age: 58-year-old farmer

Region: Ahafo Region

District: Tano North District

Number of Years in Farming: 25years

Crops: cocoa, cassava, maize, garden eggs and citrus fruits among others.

Animals: cattle, goats and poultry. He owns five boxes of bee hives, fish ponds

Value Addition: produces fruit juices with produce from his farm and the cassava serves as a rich ingredient for gari which sells well in his community.

Award: The national award comes with a prize of the cedi equivalent of $100,000.

Philanthropic works: He has given financial assistance to over a hundred people to enable them enroll onto the National Health Insurance Scheme and also donated hundred bags of cement toward the construction of a clinic in his community.

Past Award: He is also a former national best cocoa farmer.