The 1st ever Food and Agric Show (FAGRO 2009) will hold in Ghana at the Efua Sutherland Childrenâ€™s park in December under the auspices of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
The Show which theme: is Promoting and Adding value in Agricultural Production for Poverty Eradication will serve as an interactive platform where farmers, producers, buyers and manufacturers come into direct contact with Agricultural service providers and stakeholders.
In a statement released the event organizers , the show primarily aims to help boost agriculture by showcasing Ghanaian food and Agricultural products, equipment and machinery, expose the use of innovative and improved technologies, practices, methodologies,Â processes and approaches that will lead to improved agricultural productivity and enhance competitiveness on the market.
The show also aims: To enhance communication, promote growth and find solutions to the myriad of problems faced in the Agricultural sector; To give the rural, lifestyle and urban communities the opportunity to compete or show their stock or produce against other competitors in the same field;
to provide a common link between town and country and to enhance this relationship wherever possible; to encourage variety and the best cultivation methods in Agriculture; To encourage and promote the quality production of Agricultural Products; to encourage and enhance the breeding standards of all livestock; To recognize the efforts of Agriculture in National Development
The show promises to be an interesting one with the â€œTaste of Ghanaâ€ competition, where Regional traditional Food competition will be held among all the ten regions.