Hon. David Kwasi Asare popularly called ‘Cashew DCE’ because of his love of distributing the cash crops to the farmers in his district pledged his unflinching support to the initiative, describing the cashew project in the district as progressive and impressive.
‘The committed to duty Chief Executive’ made this known after touring of cashew nursery sites at Afrancho, Darso, Nkenkaasu, Akumadan, Nfante etc in the district to acquaint himself with first hand information on the field.
Hon. David Kwasi Asare nursed 600,000 in 30 communities in 2018 topping the district league in terms of trees crop cultivation to achieving the planting for export and rural development drive.
This year, the DCE also known as ‘Adwumawura’ is nursing 1,000,000 seedlings of cashew to be distributed free of charge to over 100,000 farmers in 35 selected communities in the district.
He said cashew production is the surest way to diversify traditional sources of income for local farmers, adding that it will accelerate President's Ghana beyond aid agenda.
Hon. David Kwasi Asare is appealed to farmers to take advantage of the initiative to achieve income sustainability for families.
The ‘Cashew Chief Executive’ thanked the Zonal Coordinators responsible for the nurseries for their dedication to work.
Credit: Mamoa Elijah (Offinso North)