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Business News of Saturday, 4 December 2021

Source: 3news.com

Cocoa farmers’ pension scheme to boost income of 1.5 million farmers – Annoh-Dompreh

File Photo of Cocoa farmers File Photo of Cocoa farmers

Nsawam Adoagyiri Member of Parliament, Frank Annoh Dompreh, has said in relation to the Farmers Day celebration today Friday, December 3 that the government has started the Cocoa Farmers’ Pension scheme.

According to him, this is a laudable effort that will guarantee pension income for over 1.5 million farmers.

The state start looking at a broader Pension scheme for our Farmers starting with staples and moving to non- Traditional Exports, the Majority Chief Whip said in a tweet.

The National Farmers Day in Ghana is celebrated on the first Friday of December each year to recognise the contributions of farmers and fishers in the country.

The holiday is designed to pay respect to the importance of the farming and fishing industry in the socio-economic growth of Ghana.

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