Thursday, January 18, 2018

Farmer's Eye

Food Shortage Hits Jahally Rice Growers

By Kebba Jeffang  Rice growers at the Jahally and Patcharr rice fields have spoken to this medium about their plight and current situation. According to...

Women Farmers Trained on Food Processing

By Awa B. Bah  The National Association of Food Processors on Thursday 21st September 2017, conveyed a two-day practical training for women farmers on food...

Dry Spell Continues To Persists

Abdoulai G. Dibba The sudden dry spell that has hit the farming community and the rest of the country, continues to persist in Niani and...

“Rice is the Life of Our Country”, Agriculture Minister

By Awa B. Bah The Minister of Agriculture Omar A. Jallow, has remarked that rice is life for our country and has one of the...

New Consignment Of Fertiliser Expected Soon! What Is The Plan?

QUESTION OF THE DAY National Food Security Processing & Marketing Corporation (NFSC) has issued a notice announcing the arrival of 6000 tons of fertiliser in...

New Consignment Of Fertiliser Expected Soon! What Is The Plan?

QUESTION OF THE DAY National Food Security Processing & Marketing Corporation (NFSC) has issued a notice announcing the arrival of 6000 tons of fertiliser in...

Kuntaur rice fields flooded

Abdoulai G. Dibba  Several rice fields within the Kuntaur rice growing areas in the Niani District in Central River Region North, have been inundated by the recent...

AGRONOMIST STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF THE USAGE OF FERTILISER

By: Abdoulai G. Dibba  An agronomist, Mr Joko Kutubou E. Sanyang has told this paper that there are ways and means of applying fertilizer as...

Donated Rice, Yet to Be Distributed

Abdoulai G. Dibba The donated rice from the People’s Republic of Chinese to the Government of the Gambia for onward distribution to the people, is...

Agric. Ministry Hands Over Farm Implements

By Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Agriculture, on Monday August 21 2017, handed over 213 farm implements to the farming community. The handing over ceremony...

Authorities Urged to Intervene in Kuntaur Fulla Kunda

Abdoulai G. Dibba Kalo Yaffa, the chairman of Kuntaur Fulla Kunda VDC in CRR has called on authorities to promptly intervene in the long drawn...

FARMERS ON FAO SEEDS, FERTILISER, MODE OF DISTRIBUTION

Abdoulai G. Dibba Farmers in North Bank, Central River, Upper River and Lower River Region of the Gambia have decried the mode of distribution of...

Farmers complain about seeds and fertilizer

Farmers in CRR and URR have complained about seeds, fertilizer and farm implements. They say the seeds they They plead to the government to...

LIFE OF THE RURAL PEOPLE RURAL GAMBIA AT 50 PART FOUR...

with Abdoulie Dibba This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concern the people of the rural area in terms of how...

ENHANCING FOOD SECURITY AND THE INCOME OF FARMERS

This column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that relate to production, processing, preservation and marketing of Agricultural products with the ultimate...

“DRUDGERY A HINDERANCE TO OUR EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT”- KADDY CEESAY

with Abdoulie G Dibba This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concern the people of the rural area in terms of...

REVIEW OF AGRIC PROGRAMMES AND PROJECTS WHERE ARE WE AND...

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

RURAL POVERTY IN GAMBIA

with Abdoulie Dibba This Column is meant to monitor and report on issues that concern the people of the rural area in terms of how...

WASSU, PALLANG, KUNTAUR RICE FIELDS UNCULTIVATED DUE TO FLOOD

Abdoulie G. Dibba Self-sufficiency in Wassu, Pallang and Kuntaur in Niani District in Central River Region North is on the brink of threat as their...

OVER 70 MILLION DALASI SPENT TO REHABILITATE SIX MFCS

with Abdoulie Dibba This column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that are relating to production, processing, preservation and marketing of Agricultural products...

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