Masara Hold 2nd AGM In Tumu
The Masara N’arziki Farmers Association has held its second Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Tumu in the Upper West Region of Ghana which was by their tradition, also used to climax operation of their annual calendar at the weekend.
It also signalled the commencement of the upcoming season, which the biggest farmers’ association are upbeat about.
Going by the provisions of their Constitution, the Association elected Council members from their ranks that would have the mandate to steer the affairs of the association in the coming season.
The meeting was also a platform to make public the audit report captured for the just ended season to both members and stakeholders.
Most farmers were excited of meeting colleagues from different destinations within their catchment areas whiles others were sighted trading ideas among themselves, a good reason of the annual general meeting.
Addressing the function, the General Manager of the Masara N’ arziki farmers Association, Mr Luuc Smits lauded members for the good job done in the 2013 farming season despite the prevalence of some challenges that characterized the 2013 farming season.
He urged members to work hard to sustain the project for their own benefit and that of the unborn generation.
“Masara belong to you, you are Masara and if you prosper, Masara will prosper”. He reiterated.
Mr. Luuc Smits appeal to farmers to adhere to the technical guidance offered by technical officers in their respective zones, in order to improve on their yield. He also assured farmers of continues provision of quality inputs for their crops, good and guaranteed market for their produce to ensure improved livelihood among members.
The durbar brought together 7,000 members from all their operational areas, stakeholders and other dignitaries to trade ideas on how to enhance the welfare of members.
Most attendants described the occasion as successful.
About 800 farmers went through medical screening to know their blood pressure and diabetes status in order to seek medical attention if necessary.
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