Ghana:Government to distribute five million improved cashew seedlings under PERD

The government under the Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme is supporting the development and distribution of about five million improved cashew planting seedlings to farmers this year.

Mr. Seth Osei-Akoto, the Director of Crop Services, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), who announced this said “with a GAP adoption rate of 74 per cent and a productivity rate of 1,500 kilogramme per hectare credited to the use of improved planting materials, Ghana is steadily moving towards a more competitive cashew value chain”.

He was speaking at the opening of more