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PROMISES AND REALITIES OF THE CONDITIONS OF WATER IN RURAL GAMBIA...

Rural development is a process that aims to improve the standard of living of people in the rural communities and this Column is meant...

EU Funded CESAD Project Increase Its Visibility

By Building Signboards At Project Implementation Sites Across The Country This column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that relate to production, processing,...

Price of fertilizer pegged at D700

By Nelson Manneh The National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (NFSPMC) said the price for fertilizer was pegged at seven hundred Dalasi per 50...

TWO VIEWS ON THE NATIONAL BUDGET Inadequate Budget Allocation Hinders Food...

By: Abdoulai G. Dibba The Gambian economy largely depends on Agriculture however inadequate budgetary allocation is hindering food security in the country. A rice fields in...

Farm-Gate Price Of Gnuts Will Be Announced In December

Abdoulai G. Dibba The president has said that the farm gate price of groundnuts for this year will be announced in December. The President made this...

Farmers In Basse Appeal For Markets For Their Produce

By Lamin Fatty Farmers in Basse have appealed to Government for good market and prices for their farm produce and for the timely supply of...

Secco Managers Call for Early Announcement of Farm Gate Price

Abdoulai G. Dibba Secco Managers have called on the Government to announce the farm gate prices of Groundnut one month before the start of the...

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...

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...

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...

Vulnerable Farmers In NBR Receive Seeds From FAO

Abdoulai G.Dibba More than three hundred vulnerable farmers in the Upper Baddibou District of the North Bank Region on Monday June 17th 2019, receive certified...

Farafenni Secco Still Owe Farmers

Abdoulai G. Dibba/Ndey Sowe Farmers in Farafenni and the surrounding communities who took their groundnuts to the Farafenni Cooperative Primary Marketing Society (Secco), complained to...

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...

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...

Exclusive Interview With Ebrima Ceesay On Rural Development In Gamba

                                 PART TWO This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concerns people of rural communities, in terms of how their development...

Farmers Heave A Sigh Of Relief

By: Kebba AF Touray Some farmers in the rural Gambia, express great relief but still call on the authorities to settle the balance of payments...

Problem Of Groundnut Marketing (PART Four)

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

Farmers Receive Cash Payments At Seccos

Abdoulai G. Dibba Information reaching FOROYAA from the Barra, Kerewan and Kudan Depots circles, have it that their Seccos have been disbursed with cash and...

Farmers Desperately Await Cash

Abdoulai G. Dibba Farmers who have been given promissory notes for their groundnuts at Seccos across the country, are desperately waiting for cash to be...

Farmers In URR Question The Whereabouts Of Cash To...

By: Kebba AF Touray The question that is on farmers’ lips in the Upper River Region (URR), is the whereabouts of the funds recently announced...