Richmond Frimpong, the esteemed host of the Oyerepa TV/FM Agric Talk show, received an exclusive invitation as the sole Ghanaian journalist to attend the 2023 SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE in France
The National President of the Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA) also took part in this year’s SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE.
Richmond Frimpong, renowned for his hosting roles on the ‘Akuafo Kye Fa’ show on Oyerepa 100.7 FM and ‘Me Kua Adwuma’ on Oyerepa TV in Kumasi, was officially extended an invitation by the program organizers to provide comprehensive coverage for this year’s SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE.
The primary objective of this invitation was to immerse Richmond in a unique experience. From October 3rd to 6th, the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE (LIVESTOCK SUMMIT) unfolded its doors in Clermont-Ferrand, France, anticipating 110,000 visitors. This event showcased exhibits from 1,560 vendors and featured 2,000 showcased animals. The program was thoughtfully designed to provide attendees with a profound understanding of sustainable livestock farming.
In its 32nd edition, the SOMMET offered numerous highlights, including:
– National Championship for the Limousin breed
– National Championship for the Brown Swiss breed
– The “Sommets d’Or” technical innovation competition
– 100 conferences covering the latest key topics in agriculture and energy transfer
– 35 farm visits
– Georgia, the country of honor
– Many festive and convivial evenings…
– Along with a VIP welcome for international press and visitors!
This exclusive invitation aimed to offer Richmond Frimpong, as the distinguished Ghanaian journalist, a firsthand experience in the heart of Europe’s largest grassland area. The goal was to present an exceptional showcase of French expertise in livestock production, along with the latest advancements in farm machinery, equipment, and services, with a special emphasis on the livestock sector.