President George Weah has issued an executive order suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products and machinery as of Wednesday, August 14.
A team of five from the Israeli government is currently conducting a weeklong training on emergency management for employees of the Ministry of Health at Redemption Hospital in Monrovia.
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 World Food Programme has organized a price monitoring training to better equip staff from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services to monitor the prices of commodities at markets across the country.
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.
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.