Today marks National Farmers Day in Ghana, a day set aside to celebrate the group of people who ensure that the people of Ghana are well fed and never go hungry.
In celebration of National Farmers Day, a farmer is chosen amongst the many as the best farmer with consideration given to output made in a year and other considerations made. For this this years National Farmers Day, we have Alhaji Mohammed Mashud walking home as the 2021 National Best Farmer.
In appreciation of his effort throughout the year, Alhaji Mohammed Mashud will be awarded with a cash prize of GHC600,000 and an extra GHC500,000 as insurance cover. First runner-up, Suleman Yidana from the North East Region will receive a tractor and a disc plough, GHC200,000 as insurance cover and an all expense paid study trip to Israel to learn on best farming methods and innovations. The second runner-up, Reverend Samuel Sida from Ahafo Ahafo also received Nissan Navara and GHC200,000 as insurance cover.