Hundreds of farms in Grand Bassa could receive seed rice from the Ministry of Agriculture, according to the Diahn-Blae Statutory District superintendent, Solomon Grimes Davis. The distribution of rice hinges on the government getting support from donors.
The Ministry of Agriculture’s Smallholder Agriculture Productivity Enhancement and Commercialization project has broken grounds to construct a market hall in Wayzohn.
After providing threshers to two farming groups in Maryland, the Smallholder Agricultural Productivity Enhancement and Commercialization Project has provided four rice mills to farmers in Grand Kru, Grand Gedeh, Maryland, and River Gee.
ZOA, an international relief and recovery organization supporting vulnerable people affected by violent conflict and natural disasters in fragile states, has provided training for 12 agricultural technicians who will go on to train at least 6,600 farmers from 220 communities in River Cess.
The Ministry of Agriculture, with support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development, has launched the US$30 million Tree Crop Extension Project in Nimba.
For at least one week now, operations at the Salala Rubber Corporation plantation have become paralyzed as a result of an ongoing protest by workers demanding better working conditions.
The Liberia Agriculture Commodity and Regulatory Authority have begun harvesting its cocoa farm in Grand Bassa’s second district.
After installing a large capacity rice processing equipment to promote local production of rice and reduce food insecurity in Maryland, the Ministry of Agriculture through its Small Holder Productivity Enhancement Commercialization Program or SAPEC has presented two power tillers to two farming cooperatives in the county. The groups are Toukpeh Farming Cooperative and Barriken Agriculture Community Association.