Okyeame Kwame Endorses Agricgate Farms

Highly respected Ghanaian creative and developmental activist, Kwame Nsiah-Apau know widely as Okyeame Kwame has endorsed Agricgate Farms online platform and calling the general public especially the youth to take advantage of it.

www.agricgate.farm which was launched on March 28, 2024 by Ghanaian entrepreneur Felix Appiah is a website that provides learning materials on agriculture to farmers and prospective farmers in Ghana and beyond.

Agricgate Farms — masters in catfish farming, mushroom farming snail farming and others are poised to become the biggest platform for all things agriculture-related. On this platform, there is a free training resources and courses on topics such as farm management and crop scouting, enabling individuals to kickstart their farming businesses.

Agricgate Farms also provides E-Commerce platform for these platforms to sell products created through the farm set ups. All these are to entice young farmers to do more and also encourage others to join.

It is not just an ordinary digital platform; it is a movement towards empowering smallholder farmers, women, and the agricultural community at large in Ghana. The platform is designed to uplift smallholder farmers by providing them with access to vital information, innovative farming techniques, and a direct link to the market. This empowerment comes through education and an e-commerce platform that bridges the gap between farmers and consumers.

In a video monitored by this portal, Okyeame Kwame — one of the biggest and most trusted brands in the country urged young people to choose to go into farming than to walk through the deserts to seek greener pastures overseas.

“There is nothing better than Agricgate so please don’t walk to Libya to cross the to Spain and die on the dessert. This is an opportunity for you [ the youth] to do something for yourself, create food security and employment” he said in the video.

Aside Okyeame Kwame, this initiative has been endorsed by many great personalities including the deputy minister for Food and Agriculture(Crops) Yaw Frimpong Addo.

He advised individuals who has the intention of going into farming to approach agriculture as a business rather than a hobby, stressing the importance of passion and hands-on involvement.

“Agriculture is something that you must have a passion for, and it should be; if not for yourself direct supervision”, he said.

The minister also underscored the significance of collaboration and resource-sharing among agriculture-related organisations to tackle industry challenges.

The honorable minister believes agriculture and food production remains one of the country’s major priority.

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