Promoting Organic Agriculture

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is conducting trials at four (4) different sites (locations) in Ghana on ISO NPK Organic Fertilizer manufactured by CHEMICO for certification use by farmers. 

The Coalition for the Advancement of Organic Farming (CAOF) carried out the ISO NPK fertilizer trial as one of the sites on green pepper and cabbage, led by Tumam Ghana organic farmers at Beo Tanko in the Bongo District of the Upper East region.

Following Farmer Field Schools, a big field day was organized to harvest the mature green pepper. The event also facilitated on-farm discussion and knowledge sharing among stakeholders. Participants included farmers, MOFA staff from the Headquarters, Accra led by Esther Agyekum – Senior Organic Agriculture Officer, regional agriculture extension agents (AEAs), representatives of CHEMICO and CAOF. 

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