OLIVES Executive Director wins 2014 Western Regional Overall Best Farmer Award

Uncategorized July 17, 2017

Mr. Moses Ekow Ogoe, from Agona Nkwanta in the Ahanta West District, has been adjudged the Western Regional Best Farmer for the year 2014.
The 55-year old, who is a former district best farmer for the Ahanta West District, has several plantations including rubber, teak, oil palm and coconut. He also has poultry, livestock and fish farms.
Mr. Ogoe, who is also the Founder and Executive Director of the Organisation for Livelihood Enhancement Services (OLIVES), an NGO which is into community development, has been farming for more than twenty years now.
For his prize, he received a motor king tricycle, two wheelbarrows, wellington boots, poultry feed, machetes, agro-chemicals, one knapsack sprayer, a radio set, as well as a certificate of honour and a citation.
He was given his prize at the Regional Farmers Day Celebration which was held at Apremdo, ahead of the National Farmers’ day which is scheduled for tomorrow, December 5, 2014
Speaking at the function, Mr. Ogoe expressed his profound gratitude to the government for recognizing the efforts of farmers to national development.
He called for more concerted efforts towards improving farming, to help consolidate the growth that the agriculture sector is witnessing currently.
By Samuel Kojo Brace/www.ahantanews360.blogspot.com