The Savannah Regional minister Hon. Salifu Adam Braimah on a working visit with the Deputy Regional minister Hon. Samuel Yeyu Tika and the Regional Director of Agric Mr. Eric Hudson Asamani made a stop over at the Sonyor nursery site to ascertain their preparedness towards an initiative that has been employed to standardize cashew farming in the region.
The team was led by Mr. Ibrahim, the district director of Agriculture who indicated that his team is pooling resources together to ensure that about Two Hundred Thousand (200,000) cashew seedlings are distributed to beneficiaries this year and distribution according to him will commence latest by close of the month (May).
The initiative since its inception have always given out the seedlings to beneficiaries for free with the notion that it will motivate and as well maximize the interest and income of the farmer folks. Progress and successes chalk so far is attributed to the combine efforts of Safety net and the Bole District assembly.
Hon. Salifu Adam Braimah commended Hon. Veronica Alele (DCE Bole) who was also at the site and the District Agric team for upping their game and also asked for a quick assembling of the register of the beneficiaries. However, he pleaded with the team to further arrange a farm visit to the farms of previous beneficiaries to see if they are making progress.
He also as part of the trip passed through the nursery site of the Bole cocoa research centre.