Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Farmer's Eye

FAO Provides 4.2 Million Dalasi To MOA

Abdoulai G.DibbaThe Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on Thursday 12th October 2017, provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Agriculture amounting...

Taking Stock Of Agric Programes And Projects

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

Chinese Donated Rice Yet To Be Distributed

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe donated rice from the People’s Republic of China that was delivered to the Government of the Gambia since the 30th of...

Four Day Capacity Building Workshop for NCC Members

By Nelson Manneh The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) in collaboration with AU IBAR, has embarked on a four-day training workshop in capacity building...

Water Crisis Hits Kuntuar Fulla Kunda

By: Abdoulai G. DibbaResidents of Kuntuar Fulla Kunda have bemoaned the extreme hardship they encounter daily in getting water for domestic consumption.Alhagi Jaiteh the...

€4.4 M Food Fortification Project Launched

By Awa B. BahThe Gambia Government through the office of the Vice President and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, in close partnership with the...

Maiden Press Briefing By Ministry Of Agriculture

Abdoulai G.DibbaThe Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday 26th September 2017, held it’s first press briefing at the Ministry’s conference hall in Banjul.During the press...

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. DibbaThe 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. BahThe 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 DAYNational 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 DAYNational 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. DibbaThe 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 JallowThe 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. DibbaKalo 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. DibbaFarmers 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...