Yara Ghana Limited donates GHS 20,000.00 to Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Support of 39th National Farmers’ Day Celebrations.
Yara Ghana Limited has once again demonstrated its commitment to the agricultural sector by donating an amount of twenty thousand Ghana cedis (GHS 20,000.00) to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in support of the upcoming 39th National Farmers’ Day Celebrations.
The donation, presented by Yara Ghana’s Country Manager, Ms. Theresa Randolph, is part of the company’s long-standing tradition of contributing to the annual event, scheduled to take place on Friday, December 1, 2023, under the theme ‘Delivering Smart Solutions for Sustainable Food Security and Resilience,’ reflecting the ongoing efforts to enhance agricultural practices in the country.
In her statement during the donation presentation, Ms. Theresa Randolph emphasized Yara Ghana’s dedication to supporting farmers and fortifying the agricultural sector in Ghana. She highlighted the company’s consistent contributions to the National Farmers’ Day Celebrations, both in cash and kind, as part of their broader initiatives to uplift the farming community.
“As a farmer-centric company with the farmers at the core of our business, Yara Ghana always recognizes the important role they play in the country’s development, and any intervention that seeks to reward farmers deserves our support,” said Ms. Randolph.
In addition to the financial donation for the National Farmers Day Celebrations, Yara Ghana has also been actively involved in supporting farmers at various levels by donating fertilizers to farmers on a national, regional, and district level, further contributing to the growth and sustainability of agriculture in Ghana.
Hon. Yaw Frimpong Addo, the Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture in charge of Crops and Chairman of the National Farmers’ Day Planning Committee, expressed gratitude on behalf of the Ministry for Yara Ghana’s consistent support to farmers over the years.
He commended the company for its continuous contributions to the celebration of the National Farmers’ Day and encouraged them to continue driving positive change in the agricultural sector through their various interventions, including extension support, crop clinics, research and development for cost-effective fertilizer protocols, and support for farmer-based organizations.
Yara Ghana’s ongoing commitment to the agricultural community reflects the collaborative efforts needed to ensure sustainable food security and resilience in Ghana. The company’s support goes beyond monetary contributions, encompassing a holistic approach to empower and uplift farmers across the nation.
ABOUT YARA GHANA
Yara Ghana, is a leading fertilizer company established in 2007, to strengthen the high quality of input supply and related services along the agricultural value chains in Ghana.
Yara Ghana’s key focus have always been on providing Ghanaian farmers with knowledge, crop nutrition solutions, and digital technologies that can help them improve their yields and quality in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner. This helps farmers achieve enhanced livelihoods while contributing to local, regional, and national food production, and to ensuring Ghana’s long-term food security.