The Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Agritop Limited have provided hunger relief items to Nuuru Usumaniyya Orphanage.
The items include tomatoes, cucumbers. The donation was made possible due to the bumper harvest of vegetables from the Greenhouse Village module under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme of the Food and Agriculture Ministry.
Making a short remark to hand over the vegetables to the orphanage on Wednesday September 2, 2020, at Fadama in Accra, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, George Oduro, said the Orphanage was the first to receive vegetables from the Greenhouse Village in Greater Accra.
According to him, the Ministry has been working with Agritop for the past two years.
He said the Government of Ghana was working to end the importation of vegetables from Burkina to Ghana.
About Agritop Limited
Agritop Limited is backed by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
It has accordingly taken a stride in delivering sophisticated greenhouse solutions a continuous and consistent production of healthy vegetables throughout the year.
All vegetables are grown in Ghana and they include: tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, hot pepper, melons, lettuce, parsley, basil and mint.
Each farm accordingly consists of a 15,000sqm greenhouse located in Dawhenya, Akumadan and Bawjiase.