While scrolling through my Twitter feed this afternoon, I found out from a Tweet by a Ghanaian photographer that today is Farmers’ Day, a national holiday, in Ghana.
Today is Farmers’ Day in Ghana. It is a national holiday. I want to join the millions of voices of… http://t.co/IPRYyXvQmq
— Nana Kofi Acquah (@africashowboy) December 5, 2014
I think it’s quite remarkable that Ghana would set aside a special day to honour and celebrate the millions of farmers who work so hard to provide food and nourishment for the country.
It got me thinking… which other African countries celebrate their farmers with a national holiday? If you know of any, please let me know by posting a comment in response to this blog post.
Meanwhile, I wish the people of Ghana a very Happy Farmers’ Day!