Sunday, May 31, 2020

Agriculture

Vulnerable Women At Saro Receive Chinese Donated Rice

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Ministry of Agriculture on Saturday June 8th 2019, handed over 324 bags of rice to 162 women winnowers of groundnut shells...

Farmers In Jimara Demand Inputs, Cooperatives; Agric Minister Responds

This column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that relate to production, processing, preservation and marketing of agricultural produce, aimed at ensuring...

Government To Procure 7500 Tonnes Of Fertilisers

By Kebba Mamburay Amie Bojang Sissoho, Director of Press Wednesday revealed that the Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with the National Food Security, Processing and...

Stakeholders Validate Two Bills On Animal Health

By: Kebba AF Touray The Department of livestock in collaboration with key stakeholders validated the Animal Health Bill 2019 and a bill amending The Gambia...

Cashew-nut Value Faces Depreciation

By Nelson Manneh Cashew has become one of the perennial cash crops that has yielded immense revenue to cashew growers over the years because of...

A Visit To Gambia’s Only National Botanical Garden

With Madiba Singhateh welcome to another edition of the Environment Column. It is the column looks at issues pertaining to the country’s forests, water bodies...

Agric. Minister Says Millions Lost To Animal Diseases

By: Kebba AF Touray The new Minister of Agriculture Amie Fabureh, said the Gambia loses D151 million annually, to animal diseases. The new Agric. Minister disclosed...

Animal Health Bill 2019 to be Validated

By: Kebba AF Touray The Department of Livestock Services (DLS) under the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with various stakeholders, will convene a validation workshop...

Armed Forces Allocated Over 50,000 Hectares of Farmland

By Yankuba Jallow Colonel Essa Tamba of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) has on Monday told the press that they have been allocated over fifty...

Nema Hands Over Farm Equipment

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (NEMA), has handed over 26.5 million Dalasi worth of farm equipment to six farmer...

URR Farmers demand Timely Provision of Farm Inputs

By: Kebba AF Touray Farmers in the Upper River Region (URR) have called on the government to make timely provision of farm implements and inputs. The...

MOA Hands Over 1, 509 Metric Tons Of Rice To WFP

By Abdoulai Dibba The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), on Monday 6th May 2019 handed over 1, 509 metric tons of rice to the World Food...

NEW Agric. Minister On Familiarization Tour

Abdoulai G Dibba The Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture Amie Fabureh Damha, on Monday 29th April 2019, embarked on a nationwide familiarization tour. The purpose...

Women Gardeners of Faraba-Sutu Call for Assistance

By Nelson Manneh The women of Faraba-Sutu Village in the Kombo East District of the West Coast Region, are seeking for assistance from philanthropists to...

Groundnut Trade Fails In Wuli West

By Lamin Fatty The groundnut trade in Wuli West has flopped due to lack of “Seccos”, farmers in the district told Foroyaa in interviews last...

Farmers in URR Harp on Security of Their Domestic Animals

By Lamin Fatty Farmers in Wulli and Sandu, have expressed concern about the security of their domestic animals and small ruminants especially cattle and sheep. Samba...

11 Trees In Orange Orchard In Gunjur Chopped Down

By Hatab Nyang On Saturday April 13, 2019, eleven orange trees in an orchard belonging to one Faback Joof of Gunjur were chopped down by...

President Thumbs up Gambia Army Major Food Security Drive

State House, Banjul, 8th April, 2019 - His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has given his blessings to a major food security drive by The Gambia Armed Forces to begin...

Gambia Army To Begin Large Scale Agricultural Production

By Muhammed S. Bah The Gambia National Army through AGCO Corporation an American Company based in South Africa will begin large scale agricultural production. This project...

FAO Validates Report On National Fisheries, Aquaculture Policies

By Nelson Manneh The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, has validated the report on the review and analysis of the contribution...