Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Food & Agriculture

Technical Advisor Says Beekeeping An Alternative To Address Impact of Climate...

By Mariama Marong / Madiba Singateh Beekeeping is a non-cropping activity that can serve as a suitable alternative to transform livelihoods of small scale rural...

Heritage Agro-Business, Farmers Sign Contract Cooperation

By Ndey Sowe A group of farmers from both the West Coast and North Bank Regions, have recently convened a contract signing ceremony with Gambia...

Why Are There Delays In The Purchase Of Groundnuts At Some...

QUESTION OF THE DAY Foroyaa has received reports of long delays in the purchase of groundnuts at some depots. Farmers who have taken their groundnuts...

Lower Saloum Farmers Optimistic Of More Groundnuts For Gov’t If Price...

By Kebba Secka Scores of farmers in Lower Saloum and secco officials are anticipating more groundnuts for the government if the buying price is increased...

NAFF Pilots Rice Fortification Project for Consumers in Gambia

By Ndey Sowe Abdul Aziz Ceesay, the Coordinator of the National Alliance for Food Fortification (NAFF), on Wednesday, 29 of December disclosed a pilot program...

Panchang Secco Anticipates Successful Groundnut Trade Season

By Kebba Secka As part of Foroyaa's mission to monitor, observe and evaluate the progress of each year's groundnut trade season within the farming community,...

NAFF Pilots Rice Fortification Project for Consumers in Gambia

By Ndey Sowe Abdul Aziz Cessay, the National Alliance for Food Fortification (NAFF) Coordinator, on Wednesday, 29 of December, 2021 disclosed that they are piloting...

MFIs TRAIN ON ISLAMIC MICRO-FINANCE PRINCIPLE

Abdoulai G. Dibba A three-day training on Islamic Macro-Finance principles for Micro Finance Institutions in the Gambia started at a local hotel/resort on Thursday, 25...

Agriculture Workers’ Association Elects New Executive

By Mustapha Jallow Seventeen (17) staff were elected on Saturday as new executive members of the country’s Agriculture Workers’ Association (AWA).  The outgoing executive members were veteran...

Farmers in NBR Complain of Pigs Destroying their farms yields

By Louis Jobe Many farmers of Yalal-Baa, Numukunda and Kunjo villages in the North Bank Region (NBR) close to Farafenni town, have bitterly complained against...

Rural Farmers Explain How Covid-19 Impacted Their Business, Agriculture Sector

By: Kebba AF Touray Gambian rural farmers have admitted that the agricultural sector, just as every other sector, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Mama...

GAF Ventures into Gardening to Supplement Soldiers’ Feeding Budget

By Makutu Manneh  The Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Mamat O. Cham, has said the Gambia Armed Forces has ventured into gardening to...

Guinea Bissau Farmers to Sign MoU with Gambia to Promote Regional...

By Mustapha Jallow Guinea Bissau Farmers have taken a step to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Farmers Platform of The Gambia in...

FAO Hands Over Poultry Feed Mill to Farmers in Kaiaf

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in close partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, the Ministry...

Agriculture Ministry Inks $3 Million Contract With Microfinance Institutions

By Mustapha Jallow The Ministry of Agriculture on Friday signed a three million dollars ($3 million) contract agreement with Supersonicz Financial Limited and The Gambia...

28 Youth Trained On Small Ruminant Productions

By Nelson Manneh The Institute Marques de Valle Flor (IMVF) has on Thursday 1st July 2021 concluded the training of 28 young people on Small...

Heavy Down Pour Marks the start of Farming Season in URR

By Lamin Fatty Wednesday 9th June 2021 marks the beginning of 2021 farming season after a heavy down pour in Upper River Region. But very few...

‘Small Ruminant Project Aims to Improve Livelihoods of Pastoral Farmers’ Says...

By: Kebba AF Touray Mamud Njie, the Project Director of the Small Ruminant Production Enhancement Project (SREPEP), said the primary objective of the project is...

Groundnut Season to End By 31st March

By Kebba Mamburay The marketing manager of the Gambia Groundnut Corporation (GGC), Ms. Fatim Leigh, said the groundnut season will soon come to an end...

Project Kerstin Gambia, Partners Move to Revive ‘Findi’ Production

By: Kebba AF Touray Project Kerstin Gambia, in collaboration with Gambian counterparts, has taken steps to revive and enhance Findi production in the Wuli East...