Alhaji Mashud Mohammed from the Mion District of the Northern Region has been crowned the 2021 National Best Farmer at the 37th edition of the Farmers’ Day celebration in Cape Coast.
He received GHc600,000 from the Agricultural Development Bank, 500,000 worth of insurance cover from GLICO Insurance and a study trip to Israel sponsored by Broadspectrum Limited.
Mr Suleman Yidaana, from the East Mamprusi District of the North East Region, was the First Runner-up and received a tractor, trailer, Disc Plough, a Boom Sprayer, Ghc300,000 worth of insurance cover from GLICO Insurance, and a study trip to Israel.
Reverend Samuel Sida from the Asutifi North District of the Ahafo Region was the Second Runner-up and took home a Nissan Navara Double Cabin Pick-Up and Ghc200,000 worth of insurance cover from GLICO Insurance.
Mr Kwaku Ehun from Gomoa West Central of the Central Region was the Overall Best Fisherman and would receive a two-bedroom house.
A total of 165 gallant farmers and fishers across the country were rewarded for their sterling efforts in sustaining the economy through the production of food and cash crops as well as fish over the period.