Forty Eight (48) year old Ibrahim Musah from the Dormaa Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo region is the 2015 National Best Farmer in Ghana.
He has 100 acres of cocoa farm among others including a tilapia farm. He also has farm animals and crops among others. He has been a farmer for 13 years.
For his price he won a three-bedroom house, a GH¢3000 cash prize, a laptop and a car among other prizes.
Augustine Boateng from Asunafo North in the Brong Ahafo region was the first-runner up while Charity Akotia of Agona West received a pick-up for coming third.
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Also the National Best livestock farmer went to Gideon Anabah of Bawku.
Ebenezer Afful was adjudged the best fisher. Kweku of Apam in the Central region of Ghana came second while Isaac Kpobi of the Volta region was the second runner up in the Fisheries category.
In all about 78 farmers and fishermen were honoured today at the 31st National Farmers’ Day celebration in Bolgatanga, the Upper East regional capital.
This year’s event, which is on the theme: “Transform Ghana: Invest in Agriculture,” has a focus on getting the private sector to invest in the agriculture sector to transform the country’s rural economies and halt rural-urban migration.