Profile of National Best Farmer 2014

Name : George Asamoah Amankwa
Age : 49 Years
Name of Farm : Europa Farms
Community : Derma (Bofoaka; Asikasu)
District : Tano South District
Region : Brong Ahafo
Marital Status : Married
No. of Children : 3
No. of Permanent Workers : 22
No. of Casual Workers : 50
ENTERPRISE DATA

 

 

 

 

CROPS

 

DESCRIPTION ACREAGE
Maize 190
Maize, Cocoa, Plantain, Cassava, Cocoyam, Peppers intercrop 20
Plantain 6800 singles
Plantain maize intercrop 22
Teak intercrop plantain 9
Yam (25,000 mounds) 15
Cassava 17
Tomatoes 15
Teak 710
Cocoa 20
Oil Palm (Amansia West) 20
Rice 1
Pepper 1
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIVESTOCK

DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
Cattle 47
Sheep 197
Goats 10
Local Fowl 300
Ducks 52
Cats 25
DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
FISHERIES Fish ponds – Stocked with cat fish and tilapia 3
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MACHINERY

DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
Tractors and accessories 2
Nissan Patrol 1
Standard Prunner 4
Slasher 1
Lister Power Generator 1
Corn mill 1
Mist Blower 4
Sheller 2
Cassava Processing machine 1
Motor Bike 2
Tipper Truck 1
Bore Holes 2
Ware Houses 3
Narrow Crips 3
Village Shed (19 rooms) 2
Solar Panel 1
NON TRADITIONAL Bee Hives

Mushroom

Snails

5

LIVESTOCK DESCRIPTION QUANTITY

PREVIOUS AWARDS
• 1999 District Best Agro-Forestry Farmer (Bosumtwi).
• 2006 District Best Agro-Forestry Farmer (Tano South)
• 2007 Reg. Best Cassava Farmer
• 2008 Manshia Silver Excellence Farmer
• 2009 National Silver Award – Agro-Forestry
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• He has assisted in the construction of school at Derma and Bofuakwa
• Assisted in construction of Mosque at Derma.
• Assisted the construction of Police CID Office building in Kumasi.
• Provided a building for offices of SMIDO.
• Assisted with food stuff to Children homes in Kumasi and Offinso; and the Prisons in Kumasi.
• He sponsored a MOFA staff in Grass Cutter and Snail rearing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *