Friday, January 28, 2011

Kuapa Member Wins Regional Award

Mr. Dzogbese poses for the Cameras with his Certificate
Mr Nicholas K. Dzogbese a member of Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Union (KKFU) has won the Regional Best Farmer award.

The Kuapa member who is based at the Asempanaye District in the Western Region of Ghana was awarded the Western Regional Best Farmer for the year 2010.

According to the 52 year old Dzogbese , he took to farming at the age of 32 and has benefitted a lot from the farming business. He describes farming as a very lucrative proffession saying ''it is through farming that I have been able to cater for my children's education and even supports other needy children in my village''.

He became a member of KKFU in 1996/97. Since he joined Kuapa Kokoo he has expanded his farm size and during the last cocoa season, was able to produce 855 bags of cocoa to win the Regional Best Cocoa Farmer for the 2010/11 season.

Mr. Dzogbese advised the youth not to disregard farming as only good for the older generation and illiterates but take farming as a noble and profitable profession.

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