Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Food & Agriculture

Chamoi Women Gardeners Elaborate On The Challenges In Gardening

By: Aja Musu Bah in Basse Women gardeners of Chamoi village in Tumana District in the Upper River Region (URR), have elucidated the numerous challenges...

Millet Farmers in URR Decry Low Harvest Due to High Cost...

By: Aja Musu Bah in Wuli As millet forms a greater part of the predominant foods consumed by people in the Gambia, it is therefore...

HOW WELL IS THE GROUNDNUT TRADE FARING?

When President Barrow announced the farm gate price of groundnut he felt he had made a good offer by increasing the price from D28,000...

Many Farmers Still Reluctant To Sell Their Groundnuts

By Nelson Manneh Adama Ceesay, a farmer from Jarumeh Koto in the Central River Region of the Gambia, informed Foroyaa that farmers are not happy...

FAO Hands Over New Fish Smokehouses

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday 9th December 2022, handed over two new and environmentally friendly ‘FAO Thiaroye Technique (FTT)’ model fish...

Ex-Farmers’ Association President Says Government Should Still Increase The Price of...

By: Kebba AF Touray Alkali Jatta, a veteran farmer and former President of the Gambia Farmer’s Platform, has reacted to Government's announcement of D32,000 as...

Price of Groundnut Pegged At D32 Thousand per Tonne

By: Kebba AF Touray / Hatab Nyang President Adama Barrow has announced that the price for a ton of groundnut during the 2023 groundnut trade...

Gambia In Catch-22 Situation As Prices Of Essential Commodities Continue To...

By Makutu Manneh  For the past three years, the prices of essential commodities continue to soar in the country. The issue—which is a hot-topic discussed...

QOTD: Is Government Now Responsible For Determining The Price Of Groundnuts?

During his tour the president of the republic did announce that the price of groundnuts will be put at D32,000 per tonne. In the...

FSQA Urges Compliance in Investigating Expired Products

By Assan Bah Muhtarr Sonko, Principal Inspector at the Food Safety and Quality Authority, has called on shopkeepers and shop owners to comply with their...

Agriculture Ministry Launches Project To Increase Food, Nutritional Security

By Makutu Manneh / Assan Bah The Ministry of Agriculture has launched a project on Wednesday August 17th 2022, to increase the country’s food and...

Tujereng Gardeners Call for remedy after devastating flood

By Mariama Marong Tujereng women gardeners have recently called on the government to remedy their devastating situation that occurred due to the July 2022 flooding...

Farmers Heave a Sigh Of Relief At  Commencement of Rains

After Lengthy Dry Spell By: Kebba AF Touray Farmers across the country but specifically in the Sandu District of the Upper River Region, can now heave...

Dry Spell Affects Farming Community  

By: Kebba AF Touray The current dry spell across the country is posing threats to the production aspiration of farmers as they commenced planting on...

IMVF Concludes Agribusiness Convergence

By: Kebba AF Touray The IMVF has recently concluded a two-day agriculture business convergence for the grantees of the IMVF under the Tekki Fii Project. The...

Feature: No ordinary irrigation in The Gambia

Innovative solar-powered technologies are securing access to water for rural communities Across many parts of rural Gambia, women farmers often start their days before dawn...

“Secco” Agrees To Sell Fertiliser To Palen-Wollof,

    Resident Farmers Still Lament Discontentment By Mustapha Jallow Barely two days after farmers in Palen-Wolof of Sabach Sanjal District in North Bank Region (NBR) claimed...

Farmers in Palen-Wolof fear their crops will die after “secco” refused...

By Mustapha Jallow Farmers in Palen-Wolof of Sabach Sanjal District in the North Bank Region (NBR) are extremely worried about their fresh-grown crops dying after...

GGC Managing Director Says Fertilizer Procurement Process Was Transparent

By: Kebba AF Touray The Managing Director of The Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC) now called National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (NFSPMC), Muhammed Njie,...

GIRAV Project Hands Over Tablets to Department of Agriculture

By: Kebba AF Touray The Gambia Inclusive Resilience Agricultural Value Chain Development Project (GIRAV), under the Central Projects Coordinating Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture,...