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Farmers In URR Question The Whereabouts Of Cash To...

By: Kebba AF Touray The question that is on farmers’ lips in the Upper River Region (URR), is the whereabouts of the funds recently announced...

Government Injects Additional Funds ...

Banjul, The Gambia—In the wake of recent publications and concerns expressing fear over the viability of the groundnut trade season, His Excellency President Adama...

Still No Cash At Seccos

Abdoulai G.Dibba Farmers renew their call for Government to help them address the perennial problem of lack of cash at Seccos, so that they can...

Agric. Minister Says Cash Purchases Of Nuts HAS Resumed

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Minister of Agriculture Lamin N. Dibba, has informed this medium that the purchase of nuts on cash basis has resumed in...

Women Gardeners Appeal for Assistance

By Kebba AF Touray  Women gardeners in the Wuli District, are soliciting for assistance from Government and all relevant authorities, for requisite gardening tools and...

Farmers In URR Lament Lack of Cash at Seccos

By Kebba AF Touray  Farmers in the provinces have lamented the lack of adequate cash for their groundnuts at various groundnut buying points (Seccos), and...

Farmers Complain Of Credit Buying

Abdoulai G.Dibba Farmers in the Seccos of the Bara, Kerewan and Kaur Depot Circles, continue to complain of credit buying in their Seccos, due to...

Agriculture For Economic Growth Baseline Survey Report Validated

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Government of the Gambia in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), on Tuesday December 18th...

FASDEP Hands Over D35 Million Worth Of Agric. Machinery

Abdoulai G. Dibba The Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP), on Friday December 14th, handed over Farm Machinery...

Farmers Dissatisfied, Disappointed With Groundnut Price

By Kebba AF Touray  Farmers in the two districts of Wuli, have expressed dissatisfaction with this year's farm gate...

Farmgate Price Of Groundnuts Pegged At D17,500 Per Tonne

The National Food Security Processing and Marketing Corporation (GGC) has pegged the farmgate price of groundnuts for the 2018/2019 groundnut marketing season at D17,500...

Farmgate Price Of Groundnuts Yet To Be Announced

Abdoulai G. Dibba Farmers across the country, have informed this medium that they are yet to know the farm gate price of groundnuts for this...

Project On Animal Welfare Advocacy Launched

The Gambia College and University of the Gambia Animal Welfare Advocates Association (AWAA) in partnership with Veterinarian Utan Granser, on Friday November 23rd 2018,...

Eco-Organic Agric. Conference Concludes In Senegal

By: Kebba AF Touray Over 150 participants from over 30 countries in Africa, recently completed a four-day forum on the 4th Africa Organic Conference held...

Bush Fires Devour Groundnut Farm

By: Kebba AF Touray Wednesday’s bush fires in Wuli West District, has shattered and dashed the high bumper harvest hopes of the Fofanna Kunday Family...

Farmers In URR North Worried About Security Of Their Domestic Animals

By Lamin Fatty Farmers in Wulli and Sandu lament their worries about the security of their domestic animals (cattle, horses, and sheep). Alhagie Jambo Camara of...

Stakeholders Meet To Discuss Opportunities, Challenges In Agric. Sector

Abdoulai G Dibba The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in collaboration with value chain stakeholders in groundnuts, cashew and the cereal sectors in Agriculture, organized a...

National Seeds Cooperative Formed

Abdoulai G. Dibba The National Farmers’ Platform in partnership with the National Seeds Secretariat convened a two day convergence of seeds growers throughout the country...

‘Activista’ Inaugurate Rural Women Assembly

By Fatoumatta K Jallow ‘Activista’ the Gambia, in collaboration with Action-Aid International, on Monday October 15th 2018, official inaugurated the Rural Women Assembly to...

Livestock Department Hosts Veterinary Legislation Review Forum

By: Kebba AF Touray The department of livestock services under the Ministry of Agriculture, recently hosted a three day sub regional seminar on national veterinary...