The Rubber Planters Association of Liberia has broken ground for the construction of its first national headquarters, located along the Suakoko Highway in Todee District.
A leading pan-African rice research organization, AfricaRice, has trained two farming organizations in Maryland to improve rice production and processing.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and its partners have concluded celebrating World Food Day at the Fairground in Buchanan.
Amid the current economic hardship and huge importation of food, Grand Bassa Senator, Jonathan Kaipay is encouraging Liberians to return to the soil and grow more food.
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.