The Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa East Constituency in the Bono Region, Mr. Paul Apraku Twum-Barima, has distributed 20,000 palm seedlings to farmers in the District.
According to the MP, the donation was in line with President Akufo-Addo’s agricultural policy to revamp the agric sector.
“The President has put in place adequate measures to revamp the agricultural sector, which is the backbone of the economy,” he said, and added that “the introduction of policies such as ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ and ‘Rearing for Food and Jobs’ has had a positive impact on the country’s economy.”
According to Mr. Twum-Barima, the donation would help transform the economic lives of his constituents.
The beneficiaries thanked the MP for the gesture extended to them.
Wamanafo, Kyeremasu, Akontanim, Kofibourkrom are some of the communities that benefited from the donation.