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When Will Land Disputes Be Addressed???

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

How Will The Agriculture Minister Handle The Issues Of Seeds, Fertiliser...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The availability of seeds, fertiliser and farm equipment at affordable prices and in sufficient quantity are of major concern to farmers...

‘Majority Of The Rural Poor Work As Farmers’ Agric. Minister

By Fatoumatta K Jallow  The Minister of Agriculture Omar A Jallow, has stated that 91% of the rural poor, work as farmers. OJ as he...

When Will Land Disputes Be Addressed?

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

Will The Price Of Fertiliser Be Reduced?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The Minister of Agriculture told Foroyaa in an interview of government’s intention to further reduce the price of fertiliser. According to...

Has The Constraints been Addressed?

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

Dr. Gibba Harps On The Challenges Of Gambia’s Agriculture

By Nelson Manneh  Dr. Alieu Gibba, a Business and Agricultural Economist at the University of The Gambia, has said the Gambia like several other countries in...

Agric. Minister Receives 1,000 Tonnes of Fertilizer

By: Kebba AF Touray The Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Omar Jallow, Friday May 25th, received 1000 tons of NPK fertilizer (6.20.10) from Senegalese Fermagro Company,...

Secco Managers Demand 25 Percent Commission GGC MD Responds

Abdoulai G. Dibba Secco Managers (Buying Points), have lamented the delay of paying their 25 percent commission from the National Food Security, Processing and Marketing...

“Price Of Fertilizers To Be Reduced”, Agric Minister

By: Kebba Mamburay The Minister of Agriculture, Mr Omar Jallow on Thursday 17th may 2018, in an interview in his office, told Foroyaa that the...

Deforestation ...

By: Momodou Conateh Decades Old Mahogany Tree Destroyed In Minutes By Chain Saw Trees are very important in human life but their continuous exploitation by man,...

NGOs Commence Capacity Building Training for NAFF

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and United Purpose (UP), have commenced a two...

GYIN Held 2nd Rural Youth Award

By Saikou Suwareh Jabai in NBR. The Gambia Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) on Saturday 28th April, 2018, staged a successful award ceremony for...

ECOWAS Parliament Search For Solutions For Climate Change

By Kebba Jeffang Members of the ECOWAS Parliament have converged in Banjul to find solutions that will address the effects of climate change in agriculture....

Updated National Seed Policy Validated

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Seed Secretariat in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, on Tuesday 17th April 2018, validated...

Ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment brief President Barrow

State House, Banjul, 4th  April 2018 - President Adama Barrow received the Ministries of Agriculture, Fisheries and the Environment as part of the first quarterly sectoral...

FAO Capacitizes Extension Officers To Control Fall Army Worm

BY: LAMIN FATTY IN URR As part of national efforts in mitigating the impacts of a notorious crop pest called Fall Army Worm FAW, the...

National Horticultural Show Held

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Department of Horticultural Services under the Department of Agriculture, with funding from the National Land Development and water Management Project (NEMA),...

Secco Managers In A Dilemma

The National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (formerly GGC) is pursuing the policy of cash sale of groundnuts but the “secco” managers are...

Secco Managers Lament Lack Of Cash

Abdoulai G. Dibba “Secco” Managers within the Barra, Kerewan, Kaur and Kuntuar GGC Depot circles have informed this medium that the last time they received...

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