John Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress has assured cashew farmers the the cash crop will be a prosperous venture if the NDC returns to power.
He said as part of the party’s manifesto, will ensure that there is value addition to agriculture produce which includes cashew.
“This is the time for cashew farmers. If you’re not into cashew, get a land and begin cultivating because it will be a prosperous venture under me,” the former president said.
Speaking to the chiefs and people of of Brohani in the Tain District of the Bono Region, Mr. Mahama promise to set up a Cashew Board just like COCOBOD to work in the interest of farmers and also add value to the produce.
Mahama also promised to fix the roads that have gone bad saying “leave your roads to me, I will make sure they are worked on and tarred” adding that “we will also open a police post, so you can be safe from armed robbers and other vices”.
Source: Ghana Waves