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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...

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...

NARI Kick Starts Training On Rice Breeding

By Louise Jobe The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), has commenced a...

Seed Secretariat Prepares For Seed Fair

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Seed Secretariat (NSS), last Monday June 3rd, held a press briefing to inform the media of preparations by the Secretariat...

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...