The plantation sharing scheme is an initiative being promoted by Farm
management services(GH) limited, to enable investors in the scheme own
a well managed mango farm and other crops without the hassle of being
involved in day to day management of farming processes.
Managing a farm
requires a significant commitment of one’s time and often involves
processes which may seem quiet complicated to someone new to that kind
of agricultural enterprise.
This scheme offers the opportunity for one
to get involved to what is fast becoming a profitable industry, without
the need to give up existing work and or business commitments in order
to manage a farm.
THE PLANTATION SHARING SCHEME
is asking you to join in a Mango Farm sharing scheme at Somanya.
scheme aims to bring together about thirty  farmers, who will have
ownership of an area of approximately 1500 acres.
Farmers in the scheme
will individually own a specified acreage based on the level of their
investment and FMSL will manage the farm for a fee (based on the size
of the farm) for an initial contract period of 5yrs.
After which the
farmer can either extend the contract or chose to take over the
management of the farm.
Contact any of the Directors and fill-up a registration form or you can print the form and fill.
The form will be highlighting the terms and conditions of joining the scheme.
To join this scheme however an initial non refundable amount of GH¢ 800 has to be paid as the commitment fee.
This include your registration fees for joining the Yilo Krobo Mango farmers association and your monthly dues for a year and the options to join the National mango farmers association.
After paying your commitment fees FMSL assist with the land acquisition either by total ownership or by leasing.
FMSL will then allot you with a minimum of 10 acres of Land after which a maintenance contract form will be signed by the client and the organization for a 5year period in which FMSL will establish and maintain the farm for the period.
And all these are done for a management fee
FMSL Charges 20 percent fee for every establishment
Other transactions that entails joining the scheme has to do with leasing/buying your farmland and registering your land etc
SELLING THE MANGOES AFTER MATURITY
you belong to a pool of Farmers that jointly own a plantation, FMSL
will also assist in the marketing of your produce, both local and
FMSL will also support farmers under the scheme with
the export processes and procedures, which include :-
Identifying export markets
When and how to export
Consideration and preparation for export preparation i.e. packing , sizing and checking
REVENUE EXPECTED FROM AN ACRE
yield per acre for the first year of fruiting (i.e. fourth (4) year
will give you about 10 million and from the sixty year onwards at
maturity about ¢40million
you are already a farmer and wish to become just an out grower we can
offer you support and also help you establish your mango farm.