The Municipal Chief Executive for Techiman municipality, Hon. John Kofi Donyina has supervised , free distribution of cocoa seedlings to about eight hundred (800) cocoa farmers in the municipality.
This is part of measures by the Assembly to revamp the cocoa production industry in the area.
It is also expected to motivate the farmers to do more to improve cocoa production in the municipality , region and the nation as a whole.
In a short ceremony to officially handover the seedlings to beneficiary farmers, Hon. John Kofi Donyina said, Ghana secured syndicated loan in the development of the country through cocoa hence, the need to boost cocoa production.
He therefore, charged the beneficiaries not to waste the seedlings but to put them into good use in order for Ghana to earn more foreign exchange for development.
According to the MCE, Techiman is best known not only in yam production but cocoa as well,.
Unfortunately, they lost that dignity after the entire country was hit by 1983 disaster, He said the land has regained its fertility and is back to the old days of good cocoa yields.
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