Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Agriculture

Farmers Complain Of Credit Buying

Abdoulai G.DibbaFarmers 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. DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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. DibbaFarmers 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 TourayOver 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 TourayWednesday’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 FattyFarmers 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 DibbaThe 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. DibbaThe 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 TourayThe department of livestock services under the Ministry of Agriculture, recently hosted a three day sub regional seminar on national veterinary...

Food Security: Government seeks help

The Government of The Gambia has made a passionate plea for assistance yesterday to offset the food security challenges it anticipates in the short...

Run-Off Gullies Threaten Community Livelihoods Villagers Call For Help

By: Sheikh Alkinky SanyangThe downpour of rain, has is a blessing for most if not all rural dwellers, as they embark on working for...

NAMs Engage Agric. Minister

By Awa B. BahThe Minister of Agriculture Lamin Dibba, appeared before Deputies at the National Assembly in Banjul on Monday, to orally reply to...

FAO Holds Sub-Regional Training To Enhance Aquaculture

By Nelson Manneh The Department of Fisheries in partnership with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), on Monday the September 10th 2018, commenced a five day sub-regional...

EU Funded Project On Agriculture Introduced To Stakeholders

Abdoulai G. DibbaA four year EU funded project on“Agriculture for Economic Growth”, was introduced to stakeholders on Tuesday 4th September 2018, at a local...

NBR Governor Calls For Restoration Of Lost Forest Cover In NBR

By: Sheikh Alkinky SanyangThe Governor of North Bank Region, NBR, Ebrima Danpha, has reiterated Government’s call for the restoration of the disappearing vegetation cover...