MCE distributes coconut seedlings to farmers
MCE distributes coconut seedlings to farmers

Date Created : 10/19/2018 4:52:08 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ketu South Mr.Edem Elliot Agbenorwu has distributed over 5,000 coconut seedlings to farmers in the municipality.

According to Mr. Elliot Agbenorwu, the distribution of the coconut seedlings is an initiative by government not only to create job opportunities but also encourage the youth in Agriculture.

The programme, he added will ensure the supply of raw materials to support government’s decentralized industrialization through the One District One Factory (1D1F) through the establishment of an oil factory in the near future, adding that the initiative will promote the agenda of Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) in the municipality.

The MCE noted that, the seedlings are the improved and which will develop within 3 years after planting.

He revealed that about 10,000 seedlings will be raised next year for further distribution.