Women, especially, are however quitting the occupation because of what has become the Fulani menace.
Some say they are almost always ambushed and the farm produce they carry on their heads for sale at the various markets is seized while others are raped.
But the Ashanti Regional Minister stated emphatically that they are working to nib the unfortunate incident in the bud.
As an immediate measure, he said the police will escort every farmer in the area to their farms to avert any clashes between them and the herdsmen.
Hon. Osei Mensah they have also intensified security in the area while they meet with cattle owners to find a lasting solution to the problem.
Do you have a news item that should be featured on My News Ghana?
Please send to [email protected]. For advertisement enquiries, partnerships, complaints etc. please call +233 0545064096