The Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Northern Regional Coordinating Council to collaborate with Agrihouse Foundation in developing the Agrihouse Agri-village Training and Demonstration Center in Bamvim into a model agricultural site. This collaboration aims to inspire and empower local farmers and agribusinesses in the region, fostering growth and innovation in the agricultural sector.
Speaking at the launch of the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference, held at the Agrihouse Agri-village training and demonstration center in Bamvim, Tamale, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu expressed his gratitude to Agrihouse Foundation for creating a platform that unites stakeholders from various sectors of agriculture.
He underscored the Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference as a consistent avenue for the Northern Region to showcase its immense agricultural potential, glean wisdom from industry experts, and form invaluable connections.
Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu praised the event’s remarkable growth and impact over the years. He emphasized its potential to serve as a catalyst for partnerships, technological advancements, and unlocking the untapped potential within the region’s agricultural landscape.
In a nod to gender equality in agriculture, the minister underscored the significance of empowering women in the sector, recognizing their invaluable contributions. He called for comprehensive training and mentorship programs to enhance their participation, leadership, and economic independence within the agricultural value chain.
Furthermore, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu highlighted the crucial role of engaging and empowering the youth, who represent the future of agriculture. He expressed his aspirations for the Pre-Harvest event to evolve into a premier agricultural gathering that attracts participants from across the country and beyond. This expansion aims to benefit a growing number of farmers, women, and youth, bringing them under the umbrella of agricultural development and growth.
The Head of Growth and Partnership for Agrihouse Foundation, Micheal Opuni-Frimpong speaking on behalf of the Executive Director, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, shared a sneak peek into what attendees can anticipate at the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference, set to occur from October 24th to 26th, 2023 at the Agrihouse Agri-village Training and Demonstration Center in Bamvim .Promising a dynamic platform for knowledge sharing, networking, field training, collaboration, business and exploration of the latest agricultural innovations.
“The 13th annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference under the theme’’ CONNECTING THE UNCONNECTED THE FARMER, THE INPUT DEALER AND THE PROCESSOR ‘’, will provide a vibrant platform for all stakeholders in the agricultural sector to converge and explore the latest advancements, trends, and opportunities. This year’s event promises to be an enriching experience for attendees, featuring insightful discussions, interactive workshops, field training networking and a diverse array of exhibitors. Our aim is to facilitate knowledge exchange, foster collaborations, and empower participants to harness the full potential of agriculture ,we encourage all participants to leverage this platform fully, gaining fresh knowledge, establishing vital contacts, and actively contributing to the growth and sustainability of the region’s agricultural landscape”.
We invite everyone to join us at Agrihouse Agri-village training and demonstration center in Bamvim, Tamale on the 24th to 26th October 2023, for the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference.