Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Agriculture

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...

Armed Forces Allocated Over 50,000 Hectares of Farmland

By Yankuba JallowColonel 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 TourayFarmers 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 DibbaThe 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 DibbaThe 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 MannehThe 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 FattyThe groundnut trade in Wuli West has flopped due to lack of “Seccos”, farmers in the district told Foroyaa in interviews last...

Farmers in URR Harp on Security of Their Domestic Animals

By Lamin FattyFarmers 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 NyangOn 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. BahThe 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 MannehThe 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. DibbaThe 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 SawaFarmers 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. DibbaWith 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 JarjuFafa Cham of the Production Unit at the Department of Livestock Services, has informed poultry farmers across the country, that their production...