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The future of agriculture is no more about simple farming tools – Bawumia



The future of agriculture is no more about simple farming tools – Bawumia

The approach to farming is gradually changing to include high-powered  Dr Mahamudu  has said.

The Vice President stated that in order to confirm to the 4th industrial revolution, there was a need for farming to include emerging technologies in Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain and the internet.

 said these on Tuesday, 28 November, 2023, when he commissioned the Siriboe Institute of Agribusiness and Skills .

The institute is located at Juaben in the , established by Nana Yaw Sarpong Siriboe, the 2022 National Best Farmer.

The 700-seater capacity facility, with spaces for formal lectures, demonstrations and workshops, a creche for young mothers to enable them gain knowledge without sacrificing their maternal obligations, a cafeteria and a practical  farm was established with his prize  Ghc 1 million for winning the 2022 Best Farmer Award, resources from his farm (Siriboe Farms) and his personal savings.

The future of agriculture is no more about simple farming tools – Bawumia

Dr Bawumia said in a  post after commissioning the institute that “I urged the gathering that the future of  is no more about simple farming tools.

“The emerging technologies in Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, internet of things, etc are now the way to go to make agriculture smart in conformity to the 4th Industrial Revolution.”

“This is one of the ways to make agriculture attractive to this new generation so we should align,” he stressed.


Jeorge Wilson Kingson is the Managing Editor of ArtCraft Media Consult (Publishers of and, and a consulting Editor for The Corporate Guardian Magazine. He is the Chairman of the Media Alliance in Tobacco Control and Health (MATCOH). He is also the National Coordinator for the International Standards Journalism Association (ISJA) and the National Online Newsportals Coordinator for the Private Newspaper and Online Newsportals Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG). He is a senior member of Ghana's Parliamentary Press Corps. He is the ACS Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana and a Peace Advocate

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