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SONA 2018: One-Village One-Dam Starts Full Operation This Year

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed that the flagship One-village One-dam project of his administration will begin full operation this year.

He further explained that simple low-technology projects like the One-Village-One-Dam will make a huge difference in the livelihood of farmers across the country.

“This year, the One-village One-dam project starts full operation. It is a simple low-tech project but these dams will make a big difference to all our lives and livelihood of our farmers. Already, many of the little dams that has been abandoned have been rehabilitated and brought back into use. A deliberate and specific intervention to help farmers is paying off.“

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President Nana Akufo-Addo delivered his second State of the Nation Address to parliament earlier today [February 8, 2018], as mandated by Article 67 of the 1992 constitution. He used the opportunity to reckoned the numerous achievements his government has chalked in their second year in office.


President Akufo-Addo delivering his second State of the Nation Address to parliament 

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President Akufo-Addo addressed issues concerning various sector of Ghana’s economy including, education, employment, security, agriculture and technology.

He stated Ghanaian farmers are benefiting from government’s interventions in the agricultural sector. Adding that, “Our farmers can see that the government is putting resources to back up their usual words. With 50% subsidies on fertilizer and increase in provision of extension services are making a huge difference on the performance of Ghanaian Agriculture“.