Ghana: Hydroponic greenhouse farm opens in Sunyani

What began as a backyard farm about a year ago with a few lettuce plants has now turned into a big hydroponic greenhouse, which can be used to grow and harvest vegetables all year-round and also serve as a research centre for agricultural purposes.

Located at Alaska City, a suburb of the Bono regional capital, Sunyani, Jasey Farms with five permanent staff is set to run the first ever hydroponic greenhouse in Ghana and become a leader in the production of organic vegetables not only in Sunyani but the nation as a whole.

Joseph Wilson Sey, the brain behind this project, is taking advantage of the congenial environment provided by the government to venture into vegetable production as his contribution toward ensuring food security in the country as well as improving the health of people by consuming organic foods such as the ones being produced in his farm.

Read more at Modern Ghana (Richard Kofi Boahen)

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