A delegation from the European Union headed by Mr. Zottan Agai has paid a courtesy call on the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) and inspected the Promush and Fish for Development Project (FiDEP) at Ogbojo and Amanfro respectively.
Addressing the delegation at the Promush Centre at Ogbojo, Ms. Jemimah Arthur stated that during 2020, trainings sessions, study tours, capacity building were orgainsed for staff and 57 people within the municipality. The trainings were organized in mushroom production and participants given the technical know-how to start their own mushroom farming ventures.
The PROMUSH Project, a three (3) year local economic development project created employment opportunities for women, youth and PWDs, developing environmentally sustainable production chain in mushroom industry and reducing poverty with the Adentan municipality.
The delegation from the European Union which is an implementing partner of both projects also inspected the Fish for Development Project at Amrahia where they were taken through the rudiments of cage culture and fish farming.
Director of Agric, Mr. Kodwo Fynn addressing the delegation at the project site said that the objective of the FiDEP is to promote sustainable local economic development. He further stated that inspite of covid 19, and its accompanying restrictions on mass gatherings, the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) managed to train 261 people in fish farming, cage culture, and fingerling production last year.
“Some of these fish farming trainees have started their own fish farms and others have even gone further to win awards.” Mr. Fynn revealed.
The Fish for Development Project (FIDEP) is a 40-month program aimed at promoting sustainable local economic growth and development through fish farming in the Adentan Municipality.