Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Agriculture

NACOFAG Consultation Forum On GNAIP Phase 2

By Awa B. BahThe National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Associations in the Gambia, NACOFAG, recently held a daylong dialogue and consultation forum on The...

Food Processor Organizations Boosted

By Awa B. BahThe National Association of Food Processors on Thursday 21stDecember 2017, handed over food processing utensils to 13 women food processors at...

Ousman Jammeh’s Appointment Rescinded, Rejects Redeployment to DoA

By Abdoulai DibbaOusman Jammeh has rejected his appointment as the Director General of the Department of Agriculture following the rescinding of his appointment as...

Communities to protect Forest cover, destroyers to pay high price

By Sheikh Alkinky SanyangThe Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resources Hon. Lamin Dibba has reiterated that it is the responsibility of communities...

60 SECCOS TO OPERATE IN 2017 / 2018 GROUNDNUT TRADE SEASON

Abdoulai G. Dibba   The Management of the National Food Security, Processing and Management Corporation has informed the press that 60 Cooperative Producers’ Marketing Societies have...

Stakeholders Brainstorm on GNAIP Second Farmer Programmes

By Awa B. Bah The National Coordinating Organization for Farmer Association the Gambia NACOFAG over the weekend organized a day long consultation forum on The...

Will All Seccos Operate In The 2017 / 2018 Trade Season?

Question of The Day The National Food Security, Processing and Marketing Corporation formerly known as the GGC, has sent a press release indicating 4th December...

Farmers Call On Government To Address Problem Pose By Migratory Birds

Abdoulai G. DibbaFarmers in Jarra East, have called on Government to address the issue of the migratory birds that is devastating their rice fields,...

FFF Stakeholders Meet To Assess Progress

Abdoulai G. DibbaForest and Farm Facility initiative (FFF) together with stakeholders, have recently met at Tendaba Camp in the Lower River Region, to assess...

Migratory Birds Causing Havoc

Migratory birds have been devastating farms particularly in Lower River Region where some farmers claim that their entire farms have been destroyed. Aid is...

Crisis, Agric Minister Vows To Resolve Issue Pirang Women Gardeners In

By Mustapha JallowPirang women gardeners have expressed their dissatisfaction on crop losses and other damages caused by stray animals into their gardens, destroying their...

Drop In Crop Production Will Increase If Threat Posed By Migratory...

Abdoulai G. Dibba Assessment done by the Ministry of Agriculture has revealed that the country’s total agricultural production for the 2017 cropping season, will drop...

Agric. Officials Visit Rice Growing Sites, Following Destructive Flooding

By Kebba JeffangA high powered delegation comprising senior agriculture officials, have conducted a three-day fact-finding mission in rice growing sites of Jahally, Pacharr and...

New Consignment Of Fertiliser Expected Soon! What Is The Plan?

QUESTION OF THE DAYNational Food Security Processing & Marketing Corporation (NFSC) has issued a notice announcing the arrival of 6000 tons of fertiliser in...

Kuntaur rice fields flooded

Abdoulai G. Dibba Several rice fields within the Kuntaur rice growing areas in the Niani District in Central River Region North, have been inundated by the recent...

AGRONOMIST STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF THE USAGE OF FERTILISER

Abdoulai G. Dibba An agronomist, Mr Joko Kutubou E. Sanyang has told this paper that there are ways and means of applying fertilizer as well...

“Rams will be available at Affordable Prices’’Assures Livestock President

By Fatoumatta K Jallow The president of the Gambia Livestock Association, Alhagie Kebba Jobe, has assured Gambians that there will be adequate rams for sale...

Farmers complain about seeds and fertilizer

Farmers in CRR and URR have complained about seeds, fertilizer and farm implements. They say the seeds they They plead to the government to...

Enhancing food security and the income of farmers

This column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that relate to production, processing, preservation andKumbaSanyang marketing of Agricultural products with the ultimate...

Review of agric programmes and projects where are we and what’s...

Abdoulie G DibbaThis column is devoted to monitor and report on issues that relate to production, processing, preservation and DYKE BUILT AT JUFFUREH BY...