Saturday, July 4, 2020

Agriculture

Farmers Renew Calls for Provision of Cash

By: Kebba AF Touray Farmers in tropical Gambia have renewed their call for the government to make timely provision of Cash at their various selling...

Greenpeace Launch Report on Exportation of Fishmeal in West Africa by...

By Mustapha Jallow / Makutu Manneh Greenpeace, a non-governmental environment organization on Wednesday October 23rd 2019 launched its report on the exportation of fishmeal and...

‘Hunger, Obesity Often Co-Exist in Gambia’ FAO Country Rep.

By Momodou Jarju Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) country representative in the Gambia Shibu Rampedi, said it has been found that hunger and obesity often...

26 Million Dollar Agricultural Project Launched

By: Kebba AF Touray The Ministry of Agriculture with funding from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), launched a twenty-six million US dollars agricultural project on...

Agric Minister Cries for Investment to Uplift Rural Farmers: While Marking...

By Momodou Jarju The Minister of Agriculture, Mrs. Amie Fabureh, has called for more investment in rural development through small holder farmers which is geared...

2019 Cropping Season Assessment Report Indicates Decline In Production

The assessment report of the 2019 cropping season indicates a decline in cultivation as well as total yields. The report indicates that this was as...

Government to Preside Over Presentation of Agricultural Equipment

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Adama Barrow will preside over the presentation of agricultural equipment donated by the friendly government and people...

What is the outcome of the assessment conducted by the ministry...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The end of the rainy season is in sight. The late rains brought challenges that compelled the government to do an...

Tabling of Agric. Taskforce Report before Cabinet Deferred

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Agriculture Taskforce Report that was scheduled to be tabled before cabinet on Thursday 12th September 2019, has been deferred due to the...

Rainfall Distribution Pattern Erratic This Year’

By Lamin Fatty The Regional Director of Agriculture (RDA) for Upper River Region (URR) Karamo Minteh, said the distribution pattern of this year’s rainfall has...

‘Government Subsidizes Fertlizer To Ensure Affordability’ Agric Minister Fabureh

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Minister of Agriculture Amie Fabureh has confirmed to this reporter that the Government of President Barrow has subsidized fertilizer to make...

Farmers in Lower Fulladu Express Disappointment in 2019 Cropping Season

By Junkung Bayo/Nelson Manneh Farmers in the rural community of Lower Fulladu West in the Central River Region of the Gambia, have expressed disappointment with...

Farmers’ Hopes for good Season Gloomy Agric. Ministry set for assessment...

 By: Kebba AF Touray  Farmers in provincial Gambia have told this reporter that their hopes for a successful cropping season looks gloomy and called on...

28-year-old Poultry farmer Recounts Successes

By: Kebba AF Touray   Yusupha Manneh, a 28-year-old Poultry farmer from Jinack Kajata, in the North Bank Region (NBR), explained his success story to our...

FAO Urges African Governments to Regulate Urban Livestock Sector

Series of new sustainability reports model growth until 2050 14 August 2019, Accra – The growing farming sector around African cities poses a public health threat...

Government Receives 50 Tonnes of Groundnut Seeds

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Agriculture, has received 50 Metric tons of shell groundnuts as seeds for vulnerable...

Second National Youth Agribusiness, Tourism Expo Launched

By Ndey Sowe The National Youth Chamber of Commerce (NYCC) and partners on Tuesday July 9th 2019, launched a project called "National Youth Agribusiness and...

NARI Trains Scientists On Plant Breeding

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), with funding from the EU funded Agriculture project being implemented by FAO in the Gambia, recently...

Agric Ministry Hands Over 6,000 Bags of Fertilizer for Sale to...

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday July 2nd 2019, handed over 6,000 bags of fertilizer to their offices in the country for...

NARI Trains Scientists On Plant Breeding

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), with funding from the EU funded Agriculture project being implemented by FAO in the Gambia, on...