Thursday, October 17, 2019

Agriculture

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 TourayMembers 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 JeffangTowards 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 JeffangAfter 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 JeffangAfter 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. BahThe 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. BahThe 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Ousman Jammeh’s Appointment Rescinded, Rejects Redeployment to DoA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 DibbaOusman 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 SanyangThe 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. DibbaFarmers in Jarra East, have called on Government to address the issue of the migratory birds that is devastating their rice fields,...

FFF Stakeholders Meet To Assess Progress

Abdoulai G. DibbaForest and Farm Facility initiative (FFF) together with stakeholders, have recently met at Tendaba Camp in the Lower River Region, to assess...

Migratory Birds Causing Havoc

Migratory birds have been devastating farms particularly in Lower River Region where some farmers claim that their entire farms have been destroyed. Aid is...

Crisis, Agric Minister Vows To Resolve Issue Pirang Women Gardeners In

By Mustapha JallowPirang women gardeners have expressed their dissatisfaction on crop losses and other damages caused by stray animals into their gardens, destroying their...

Drop In Crop Production Will Increase If Threat Posed By Migratory...

Abdoulai G. Dibba Assessment done by the Ministry of Agriculture has revealed that the country’s total agricultural production for the 2017 cropping season, will drop...

Agric. Officials Visit Rice Growing Sites, Following Destructive Flooding

By Kebba JeffangA high powered delegation comprising senior agriculture officials, have conducted a three-day fact-finding mission in rice growing sites of Jahally, Pacharr and...