After receiving a generator in December 2017 as their first donation from the USAID-funded Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity project, the Khodo Farmers’ Cooperative in Zayglay, Nimba has received a farm tractor to boost their farming activities.
Liberia’s Agriculture Minister, Mogana S. Flomo, Jr., has pledged his government’s support to farmers’ cooperatives as a way of fulfilling his vision of making Liberia food-sufficient within four years.
Fabrar Liberia worked with the Paynesville City Corporation in a project sponsored by UNMIL to provide hands-on training in lowland rice production to youth in Paynesville.
Members of the Dokondan Farmers’ Cooperative in Gbendi received a tractor worth over US$50,000 from a USAID-funded project.
The Liberia Agricultural Company Staff Association inducted several officers into its leadership this past weekend.
The Khodo Farmers Cooperative in Central Nimba has received an 80 kVA generator through the Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity project.
Farmers in Margibi and Montserrado are expected to soon have better access to storage and preservation facilities for their produce, thanks to a USAID-sponsored US$235,000 grant to two agribusinesses.
Thirty-seven family heads in Tubmansville, Grand Bassa have begun receiving cocoa seedlings and other agricultural components to financially empower them.