Background[change | change source]
Every year, Ghana acknowledges farmers and fishermen's efforts for the following reasons:
- Working hard to feed a growing population.
- Providing raw materials to the nation's industries.
- Contributing to the nation's foreign exchange earnings.
Observance[change | change source]
On National Farmers' Day, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana gives special awards to deserving farmers and fishermen based on their practices and output. Also, a National Farmers Forum takes place for award winners to meet with policy makers.