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National Platform for Non-state Actors in Fisheries / Aquaculture Installed

By Madiba SinghatehThe Regional Platform of Non-state Actors of Fisheries Aquaculture sector in West Africa concluded a two-day meeting on 30th January to install...

Rice Production Declines As Consumption Increases

Abdoulai G. DibbaRice production is in gradual and general decline, when the national rice requirement for Gambians as their staple food, continues to increase.According...

Forestry Director Says Thousands of Hectares of Forest Transferred to Communities

By Madiba SinghatehThe Director of Forestry Muhammed Jaiteh said over 40,000 hectares of forest has been transferred to communities for them to manage.Mr. Jaiteh...

Farmers Speak on the Groundnut Trade Season

By: Kebba AF TourayFarmers in rural Gambia, have given a thumbs-up to Government for what they describe as a timely announcement of the price...

“Farmers’ Concerns Will Be Addressed” Agric. Minister Fabureh

By: Kebba AF TourayGambia’s Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh, has assured legislators at the Gambia’s National Assembly, that farmers’ concerns will be addressed. Agric. Minister...

Government Encourages Farmers to Sell Groundnut at seccos at D18000

The Ministry of Agriculture has issued a press release pointing out that there is enough cash available at all buying points across the country.Farmers...

TWO VIEWS ON THE NATIONAL BUDGET Inadequate Budget Allocation Hinders Food...

By: Abdoulai G. DibbaThe Gambian economy largely depends on Agriculture however inadequate budgetary allocation is hindering food security in the country.A rice fields in...

Groundnut Trade Season confronted with challenges

By Ansumana Touray / Lamin FattyOne week has gone into the groundnut trade season in the Gambia and some ‘Seccos’ in Sami and other...

Gambia Hosts 5th Malabo, Montpellier Forum

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Gambia, through the Ministry of Agriculture on Tuesday December 17th 2019, hosted the 5th Malabo/Montpellier Forum under the theme: “Energized...

FAO Facilitates Tripartite Agreement To Enhance Value Chain In Rice

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) on Wednesday 11th December 2019, facilitated the signing of a tripartite agreement between rice...

Farmers In Basse Appeal For Markets For Their Produce

By Lamin FattyFarmers in Basse have appealed to Government for good market and prices for their farm produce and for the timely supply of...

US$ 7.7 million 5-year Programme for rice self-sufficiency launched

By Ndey SoweThe Ministry of Agriculture and Central Project Coordinating Unit on Monday, 18th November 2019 launched the Gambia Rice Value Chain Transformation Programme...

Secco Managers Call for Early Announcement of Farm Gate Price

Abdoulai G. DibbaSecco Managers have called on the Government to announce the farm gate prices of Groundnut one month before the start of the...

Farmers Dilate on Harvest Season

By Kebba AF Touray   Farmers in the rural area have expressed hope of better harvest in this year's harvest season. It could be recalled that the...

Farmers Renew Calls for Provision of Cash

By: Kebba AF TourayFarmers in tropical Gambia have renewed their call for the government to make timely provision of Cash at their various selling...

Greenpeace Launch Report on Exportation of Fishmeal in West Africa by...

By Mustapha Jallow / Makutu MannehGreenpeace, a non-governmental environment organization on Wednesday October 23rd 2019 launched its report on the exportation of fishmeal and...

‘Hunger, Obesity Often Co-Exist in Gambia’ FAO Country Rep.

By Momodou Jarju Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) country representative in the Gambia Shibu Rampedi, said it has been found that hunger and obesity often...

26 Million Dollar Agricultural Project Launched

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Ministry of Agriculture with funding from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), launched a twenty-six million US dollars agricultural project on...

Agric Minister Cries for Investment to Uplift Rural Farmers: While Marking...

By Momodou JarjuThe Minister of Agriculture, Mrs. Amie Fabureh, has called for more investment in rural development through small holder farmers which is geared...

2019 Cropping Season Assessment Report Indicates Decline In Production

The assessment report of the 2019 cropping season indicates a decline in cultivation as well as total yields. The report indicates that this was as...