The World Bank has approved US$55 million credit financing to address challenges in the agriculture sector in Liberia.
Nearly one year after the Support Climate Change Sensitivity and Adaptation Strategies in Liberia Project was initiated in Sanquin, beneficiaries say the Welthunghilfe program is having a positive effect on their lives.
After a pest invasion that damaged crops in Gbein Fela, the Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging farmers in Nimba to begin employing traditional methods to combat plant-eating pests that invade their communities and destroy their farms.
President George Weah has extended an executive order suspending import tariffs on the types of agriculture products and equipment directly related to agriculture development.
Representatives of the largest unions in the agriculture sector have met in Buchanan to adopt a resolution aimed at improving the oil palm sector in Liberia, amid drastic effects on the industry caused by the pandemic and other international market factors.
Several towns and villages in Bong are experiencing infestations from caterpillars, a situation that is negatively affecting farming communities.
The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority has entered an agreement with AfricaRice and the Ministry of Agriculture to implement an E.U. sponsored project focused on integrating rice and fish farmers to provide better nutrition for the public.
Golden Veroleum Liberia, the oil palm giant operating plantations in Grand Kru and Sinoe, has decided to lay off 443 of its workforce.