Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Agriculture

NEW Agric. Minister On Familiarization Tour

Abdoulai G DibbaThe Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture Amie Fabureh Damha, on Monday 29th April 2019, embarked on a nationwide familiarization tour.The purpose...

Women Gardeners of Faraba-Sutu Call for Assistance

By Nelson MannehThe women of Faraba-Sutu Village in the Kombo East District of the West Coast Region, are seeking for assistance from philanthropists to...

Groundnut Trade Fails In Wuli West

By Lamin FattyThe groundnut trade in Wuli West has flopped due to lack of “Seccos”, farmers in the district told Foroyaa in interviews last...

Farmers in URR Harp on Security of Their Domestic Animals

By Lamin FattyFarmers in Wulli and Sandu, have expressed concern about the security of their domestic animals and small ruminants especially cattle and sheep.Samba...

11 Trees In Orange Orchard In Gunjur Chopped Down

By Hatab NyangOn Saturday April 13, 2019, eleven orange trees in an orchard belonging to one Faback Joof of Gunjur were chopped down by...

President Thumbs up Gambia Army Major Food Security Drive

State House, Banjul, 8th April, 2019 - His Excellency, President Adama Barrow has given his blessings to a major food security drive by The Gambia Armed Forces to begin...

Gambia Army To Begin Large Scale Agricultural Production

By Muhammed S. BahThe Gambia National Army through AGCO Corporation an American Company based in South Africa will begin large scale agricultural production.This project...

FAO Validates Report On National Fisheries, Aquaculture Policies

By Nelson MannehThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, has validated the report on the review and analysis of the contribution...

D2.2 Million Project For Women Gardeners In Youna Village

By Nelson Manneh               A couple from the Netherlands, on Saturday March 30th 2019, launched a garden project worth D2.2 million, for women gardeners of Youna...

FAO, Agric Dept Tour Project Sites Across The Country

Abdoulai G. DibbaThe Communications Unit of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with Department of Agriculture,  under the...

Farmers In Gunjur Benefit From Skills Development, Climate Resilient Project

By Pius SawaFarmers in Gunjur have started benefitting from an agricultural initiative spearheaded by two local youth.The initiative seeks to provide farmers with skills...

‘Credit Owed To Farmers Paid, 25% Commission Left’

Abdoulai G. DibbaWith barely ten days before the close of the groundnut trade season for the year 2018/19, Managers of ‘Seccos’ or groundnut buying...

‘Poultry Farming, A Befitting Enterprise For Youth’ Agriculturist

By Momodou JarjuFafa Cham of the Production Unit at the Department of Livestock Services, has informed poultry farmers across the country, that their production...

Should African Governments Subsidise Their Farmers?

QUESTION OF THE DAYThe trade war between China and the US administration has started to impact on soya bean producers in the US.Instead of...

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.DibbaFarmers 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. DibbaThe 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...