The Agric Department of Obuasi East District organized three model trainings for farmers within the district to increase productivity and exterminate deficiency in the long run.
The models included:
- The New Extension Agent
- Post-Harvest Management
- FBO development
Out of these trainings, four individuals took advantage of the workshop to set up their own business. They have adapted all the technologies they learnt from the TEDMAG trainings, together with the facilitation of Agric. Extension Agents.
One of such individuals is Daniel Afum, a 46 years old lay farmer, who attended trainings organized by the Agric Department and grabbed the advantages of the trainings to start a Cereal Mix business called Mummies Corn Milk in the Obuasi East District.
He has also employed three (3) labourers on his fields. He has achieved a lot within these few years and hoping to widen his territory.
The second individual Edward Amponsah Bonsu who is a crop farmer has added to his business Rabbit Production. Through his revision and hard work, he was granted a loan to buy Machine to prepare their Feed and to construct additional Structures which has increase his farm.
Isaac Mensah who is also a crop farmer has added to his business Fish farming/ aqua-culture after the TEDMAG trainings. He was granted a loan to buy Peritizer Machine to prepare their Feed and to construct additional Structures.