AMG Fertilizers pledges support for women in agriculture

March 8, 2024
AMG Fertilizers pledges support for women in agriculture

Mrs. Dorothy Opoku, General Manager of Agricultural Manufacturing Group Limited (AMG Fertilizers), has affirmed her organization's commitment to supporting women and promoting agribusiness enterprises.

Speaking at the 6th Gathering of the Royals organized by the Agrihouse Foundation on Thursday, February 29, 2024, under the theme “Seeds of Change: Cultivating Gender Equality in Agriculture and Honouring Women's Advancement,” Mrs. Opoku highlighted the pivotal role of women in agriculture. She emphasized AMG's dedication to driving agricultural innovation and excellence.

Mrs. Opoku stated that AMG believes in harnessing the full potential of every individual, particularly women, recognizing their significant impact on the future of . She underscored the importance of empowering communities and championing gender equality initiatives to foster inclusive growth and sustainable development in the agricultural landscape.

Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, expressed gratitude to sponsors and supporters for their contributions to the event's success. She acknowledged their invaluable support and unwavering commitment to empowering women in agribusiness and fostering gender equality within the agricultural sector.

During the gathering, Queen Mothers highlighted various challenges they face in agriculture, including limited access to land, lack of financial support, difficulties in accessing market linkages, absence of modern mechanized equipment for farming, poor road networks, lack of extension services, and absence of pension schemes for farmers. These issues underscore the importance of initiatives like the Gathering of the Royals in addressing the needs of women in agriculture and advocating for their advancement.

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