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Farmers in Lower Fulladu Express Disappointment in 2019 Cropping Season

By Junkung Bayo/Nelson MannehFarmers 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 205014 August 2019, Accra – The growing farming sector around African cities poses a public health threat...

Government Receives 50 Tonnes of Groundnut Seeds

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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.DibbaMore 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 JobeThe 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. DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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 TourayThe Department of Livestock Services (DLS) under the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with various stakeholders, will convene a validation workshop...