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“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...

Government to Preside Over Presentation of Agricultural Equipment

The President of the Republic, His Excellency Adama Barrow will preside over the presentation of agricultural equipment donated by the friendly government and people...

What is the outcome of the assessment conducted by the ministry...

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe end of the rainy season is in sight. The late rains brought challenges that compelled the government to do an...

Tabling of Agric. Taskforce Report before Cabinet Deferred

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe Agriculture Taskforce Report that was scheduled to be tabled before cabinet on Thursday 12th September 2019, has been deferred due to the...

Rainfall Distribution Pattern Erratic This Year’

By Lamin FattyThe Regional Director of Agriculture (RDA) for Upper River Region (URR) Karamo Minteh, said the distribution pattern of this year’s rainfall has...