Farmers in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region have expressed appreciation to the Partnership for Poverty Reduction (PPR) for supporting them with farm inputs and equipment for the farming season.
The PPR over the weekend presented 2,400 bottles of weedicides, 800 bags of fertilizer, 600 pieces of cutlasses, 600 wellington boots and 400 bottles of anti-snake venom to over 900 famers in the Yendi constituency.
The gesture is aimed to support farmers to boast their production and to eradicate poverty in the area.
Founder of the PPR and aspiring parliamentary candidate for Yendi, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama said the gesture forms part of concerted efforts to develop and make Yendi the bread basket of Ghana.
The son of late fomer Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama also acknowledged their hard work and pleaded to establish a fertilizer plant in Yendi.
However, the beneficiaries commended Alhaji Farouk Mahama and the team at PPR for their continues support to farms in the area.
“We are extremely grateful for your continuous support to our business over the years. We are grateful and pray for you to succeed in your endeavors,” the beneficiaries said.
The Partnership for Poverty Reduction (PPR) has for the past four (4) years supported large and small holder farms in Yendi to boast their production in the agricultural sector.
The Social Invention project is hinged on three strategic areas namely; Agriculture, Education and Women Empowerment.