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.
The Farmers Union Network of Liberia, an advocacy group for the agricultural sector, says it wants the government to provide more support to local farmers across the country.
Welthungerhilfe and its partners have released the 2018 Global Hunger Index, reporting that Liberia made progress by reducing its hunger severity rate from a classification of “alarming” to “serious.”
The Ministry of Agriculture has trained over 500 farmers and equipped them with agricultural inputs to increase production and productivity especially in Cassava value chain.
The Ministry of Agriculture has installed a large capacity rice processing equipment to promote local production of rice and reduce food insecurity in Maryland.