Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Food & Agriculture

Seccos in URR & CRR South begin to receive cash after...

 By Lamin Fatty The groundnut buying centres locally known as Seccos in the Upper and Central River Regions have not commenced buying groundnut from farmers...

35 Graduate on Beekeeping & Honey Harvesting

By Madiba Singhateh Thirty-five (35) people have recently graduated from a 6-day training on bee keeping and honey harvesting organized by the National Bee Keepers Association...

Farmers Describe Groundnut Price as Unsatisfactory

By Lamin Fatty Farmers have described President Adama Barrow’s price of groundnut for this year’s trade season as shocking. President Adama Barrow announced the price of...

GOVERNMENT YET TO DECIDE PRICE OF GROUNDNUT

By Kebba Touray The Gambia Government is yet to determine the price of groundnut as farmers begin calls for the Government to consult them in...

Farmers Call for Good Groundnut Price from Government

By Lamin Fatty The farmers in the Upper River Region have demanded the Gambia Government to come up with a favourable price for groundnut as...

Foni Kansala Farmers Anticipate Good Yield

Despite Abandoning Their Farmlands at Casamance Border By Nelson Manneh   Farmers residing along border villages in Foni have revealed they anticipate good yield this year despite...

Tujereng Women Gardeners Plead for Support after Flood Destroys Their Garden

Mariama Marong Tujereng Women's Gardeners have again called for government intervention to remedy their devastating situation that occurred due to heavy flooding. In 2022 flooding...

Farmers’ Union Commend President for Fertiliser Subsidy

The Gambia Farmers’ Union has commended government’s efforts geared towards the promotion of agriculture with high subsidy on fertilizer prices, says a release from...

Internally Displaced Gambians in Foni Decry Insufficient Seedlings

By Nelson Manneh Internally displaced Gambians in Foni decried insufficient seedlings for cultivation and requested support for seeds from the Gambia Government as the farming...

Fertilizer Policy Formulated – President Barrow Says

By: Kebba AF Touray President Barrow said Thursday his government has formulated a policy on fertilizer that has been validated, with the objective of enhancing...

Muhammed B.S. Jallow Appointed Gambia’s New VP

By Makutu Manneh President Adama Barrow has appointed Mubammed B. S. Jallow as the country's new Vice President, effective 24th February 2023. This information was...

Banjulunding Women Gardeners Appeal For Adequate Water Supply, Fence 

By Sariba Manneh / Fatoumatta Conteh The Banjullinding Women Gardeners in an interview with this medium on Wednesday 15th February 2023, appealed to the government...

Gender Survey Report on Horticulture Value Chain Validated

By Makutu Manneh United Purpose and partners have validated the Gender Survey report in the horticulture value chain, to identify the gender roles and functions...

Cashew Farmer Appeals For Better Price For Their Produce

By Kebba Secka Abdou Marong, a cashew grower in Ngain Sanjal village, has appealed for the Government of the Gambia to come up with a...

Forum On Co-management Of Mangroves For Women Shell-Fishers Held

By Madiba Singhateh ‘Try Oyster’ association together with the University of Cape Coast in Ghana; Development Action Association (DAA ); World Agroforestry (ICRAF) and the...

Cashew Owners Clear Farms In Anticipation Of A Successful Season

By Nelson Manneh  Cashew owners in the Kombo South District of the West Coast Region have started clearing their farms in anticipation of a good...

Supersonicz Micro-Finance Constructs 24 Garden Reservoirs in Mandinary

By Yankuba Jallow Supersonicz Micro-Finance has on Wednesday, 11th January handed over 24 water reservoirs to the women garden in Mandinary Village, Kombo North. The micro-finance...

Low Sales of Groundnuts at ‘Seccos’

By Lamin Fatty Secco (buying point) presidents decried the low sales of groundnut at their seccos. This reporter went round seccos in all the districts of...

URR Farmers Urge Government To Address Pest Infestation With Urgency

By: Kebba AF Touray In an interview with this medium, farmers in the Upper River Region (URR), appealed to the Gambia Government to intervene and...

Women Farmers Highlight Their Problems

By: Kebba AF Touray Women vegetable and rice producers in Jeshwang, Abuko, Kololi and Fajikunda among other communities within the KMC, have complained about the...