Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Agriculture

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...

Threat To Food Security Spotted In Gambia Fao, Partners Mount...

The Fall Army Worm (FAW), a destructive and dreadful crop pest which poses a great threat to food security, was spotted in the Gambia...

CRR Fishing Association Calls For Government Intervention

By: Kebba AF Touray Members of the CRR Fishing Association yesterday vented their frustration and dissatisfaction towards the use of illegal fishing gears in their...

Delay In Discharge Of Nuts Causes Lack Of Cash In Seccos-Secco...

Abdoulai G. Dibba ‘Seccos’ Managers have lamented that the delay in the discharge of vehicles with nuts at the National Food Security Processing and Marketing...

Young Horticulturists Bemoan Erratic Power Supply

By Kebba Jeffang Towards a journey of self-reliance, four young men in Abuko, who have ventured into horticulture to make life successful on home soil,...

Teacher Quits Job for Chicken Rearing

By Kebba Jeffang After realizing that her annual earnings from professional teaching is D34, 000 while chicken rearing earns her D64, 000 in 45 days,...

From Jail to a Thriving Poultry Farmer- Gambian Migrant’s Story

By Kebba Jeffang After securing his freedom from a Libyan jail, 21 year old ‘maltreated’ young Gambian has started shining in his alternative selected earning...

FAO, Agric. Ministry Sensitize Stakeholders On FAW

By Fatoumatta K Jallow/Abdoulai G. Dibba  The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, on Saturday...

NACOFAG Consultation Forum On GNAIP Phase 2

By Awa B. Bah The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The...

Food Processor Organizations Boosted

By Awa B. Bah The National Association of Food Processors on Thursday 21stDecember 2017, handed over food processing utensils to 13 women food processors at...

Ousman Jammeh’s Appointment Rescinded, Rejects Redeployment to DoA

By Abdoulai Dibba Ousman Jammeh has rejected his appointment as the Director General of the Department of Agriculture following the rescinding of his appointment as...

Communities to protect Forest cover, destroyers to pay high price

By Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang The Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources Hon. Lamin Dibba has reiterated that it is the responsibility of communities...

60 SECCOS TO OPERATE IN 2017 / 2018 GROUNDNUT TRADE SEASON

Abdoulai G. Dibba   The Management of the National Food Security, Processing and Management Corporation has informed the press that 60 Cooperative Producers’ Marketing Societies have...

Stakeholders Brainstorm on GNAIP Second Farmer Programmes

By Awa B. Bah The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Association the Gambia NACOFAG over the weekend organized a day long consultation forum on The...

Will All Seccos Operate In The 2017 / 2018 Trade Season?

Question of The Day The National Food Security, Processing and Marketing Corporation formerly known as the GGC, has sent a press release indicating 4th December...

Farmers Call On Government To Address Problem Pose By Migratory Birds

Abdoulai G. Dibba Farmers in Jarra East, have called on Government to address the issue of the migratory birds that is devastating their rice fields,...

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