President George Weah has nominated the senior managing partner of Fabrar Liberia, Jeanine Cooper, as the new minister of agriculture.
Reports of rampaging forest buffalos are emanating from Weagar Town, River Cess, where the animals have destroyed numerous farms in the town and are causing farmers and surrounding villagers to abandon their farms and homes.
Liberia is joining other nations around the world to commemorate International Rabies Day by administering free rabies vaccines to cats and dogs in Margibi, Montserrado, and Lofa.
More than 100 members of the ECOWAS Parliament are currently in the country for a gathering focused on transhumance and inter-community conflict. They will also attempt to tackle recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
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.