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A group of farmers, selected from all the eight municipal and district assemblies in the Upper East Region have paid a day’s familiarisation tour to the Integrated Tamale Fruit Company at Gushie in the Savalugu-Nanton District in the Northern Region to acquaint themselves with the operations of the farm.
The trip afforded the farmers the opportunity to learn more about organic mango farming.
The Farmer Project, a Government of Ghana funded project, sponsored the trip, with support from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
The agency supports food security initiatives through the promotion of agricultural extension, research and service providers in the three northern regions.
Briefing the farmers, the Assistant Project Manager of ITFC, Mr. James A. Nyanba, said the ITFC was a Ghanaian-based company in the Agro-forestry industry, established in 1999, with support from the Dutch Government.