Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Agriculture

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...

D2.2 Million Project For Women Gardeners In Youna Village

By Nelson Manneh                A couple from the Netherlands, on Saturday March 30th 2019, launched a garden project worth D2.2 million, for women gardeners of Youna...

FAO, Agric Dept Tour Project Sites Across The Country

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Communications Unit of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with Department of Agriculture,  under the...

Farmers In Gunjur Benefit From Skills Development, Climate Resilient Project

By Pius Sawa Farmers in Gunjur have started benefitting from an agricultural initiative spearheaded by two local youth. The initiative seeks to provide farmers with skills...

‘Credit Owed To Farmers Paid, 25% Commission Left’

Abdoulai G. Dibba With barely ten days before the close of the groundnut trade season for the year 2018/19, Managers of ‘Seccos’ or groundnut buying...

‘Poultry Farming, A Befitting Enterprise For Youth’ Agriculturist

By Momodou Jarju Fafa Cham of the Production Unit at the Department of Livestock Services, has informed poultry farmers across the country, that their production...

Should African Governments Subsidise Their Farmers?

QUESTION OF THE DAY The trade war between China and the US administration has started to impact on soya bean producers in the US. Instead of...

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...

Government Injects Additional Funds ...

Banjul, The Gambia—In the wake of recent publications and concerns expressing fear over the viability of the groundnut trade season, His Excellency President Adama...

Still No Cash At Seccos

Abdoulai G.Dibba Farmers renew their call for Government to help them address the perennial problem of lack of cash at Seccos, so that they can...

Agric. Minister Says Cash Purchases Of Nuts HAS Resumed

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Minister of Agriculture Lamin N. Dibba, has informed this medium that the purchase of nuts on cash basis has resumed in...

Women Gardeners Appeal for Assistance

By Kebba AF Touray  Women gardeners in the Wuli District, are soliciting for assistance from Government and all relevant authorities, for requisite gardening tools and...

Farmers In URR Lament Lack of Cash at Seccos

By Kebba AF Touray  Farmers in the provinces have lamented the lack of adequate cash for their groundnuts at various groundnut buying points (Seccos), and...

Farmers Complain Of Credit Buying

Abdoulai G.Dibba Farmers in the Seccos of the Bara, Kerewan and Kaur Depot Circles, continue to complain of credit buying in their Seccos, due to...

Agriculture For Economic Growth Baseline Survey Report Validated

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Government of the Gambia in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), on Tuesday December 18th...

FASDEP Hands Over D35 Million Worth Of Agric. Machinery

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP), on Friday December 14th, handed over Farm Machinery...