The 10th-anniversary edition of the Ghana Garden and flower movement has been officially opened. The event’s opening paved the way for the rollout of several activities planned for the movement’s five-day celebrations climaxing on Sunday, 4th September 2022.
The Ghana Garden and Flower Movement’s opening, which is geared towards promoting a cleaner, healthier, greener and more beautiful Ghana, was held at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in Accra.
The show had a number of dignitaries and invited guests in attendance speaking on the theme for the year’s anniversary; Growth Unleashed.
With media personality Etornam Sey moderating the event, other dignitaries that graced the occasion include H.E. Shlomit Sufa, Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Tom Norring, UN residential coordinator Charles Abani, Dr Lawrence Agyemang Serebour, the director of the National Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle Bu teaching hospital and Akumaa Mamazimbi of Adom TV among others.
Speaking at the event’s opening, the CEO of Stratcomm Africa, Madam Esther Cobbah, mentioned that the initiative has been helpful to several exhibitors.
She believes strongly that the growth of the horticulture and floriculture business depends on collaborations and advocacies across the value chain.
‘In the 10 years of my communalizing myself with this industry, what I have come to learn is that without collaboration our floriculture industry, our horticulture industry in this country will not grow.Madam Esther Cobbah.
Amazingly, Stratcomm Africa offers free communication and marketing classes to support the growth of some enterprises. She mentioned that Stratcomm Africa is ready to promote collaborative networks among operators in the horticulture and floriculture industry.
‘We are designing and implementing a capacity-building program for operators in the floriculture industry. Then we design strategies and programs for promoting collaboration among operatorsMadam Esther Cobbah.
To collaborate with other networks, Stratcomm Africa has put in place efforts to organize inter-school garden competitions, where schools will be made to compete. Optimistic about establishing garden clubs, Stratcomm Africa will also partner with Municipal Assemblies to promote a healthier, cleaner, wealthier, greener and more beautiful Ghana.
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