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.