Our 2019 Global Fellows

Richmond Frimpong

Richmond Frimpong is the president of Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA) and an executive member of International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ).

He has practised journalism since 2007 and is the deputy news editor and executive producer for Promise Broadcasting Limited. He has also worked as a reporter and producer and was the deputy news editor at Fox Fm, a Kumasi-based radio station.

Richmond has held leadership roles in his local community, including as assemblyman at Abenase electoral area in the Ejisu-Juaben municipal assembly, where he became the chairman for environment and sanitation sub-committee and a member of the executive committee of the assembly.

His motivation for joining the GLFP is to learn more about innovations in agricultural production so that he can return home to help farmers.