The World Bank has approved US$55 million credit financing to address challenges in the agriculture sector in Liberia.
In Nimba, Agriculture Ministry Encourages Traditional Methods of Combating Pest Invasions
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.
Pres. Weah Reinstates Duty Waiver on Agricultural Inputs
President George Weah has extended an executive order suspending import tariffs on the types of agriculture products and equipment directly related to agriculture development.
Numerous Towns and Villages in Bong Overrun by Caterpillars
Several towns and villages in Bong are experiencing infestations from caterpillars, a situation that is negatively affecting farming communities.
PRESS RELEASE: Ministry of Agriculture Launches National Food Transport Permit System
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Executive Committee on COVID-19, ECOC, announce the launch of Liberia’s first Agriculture Transport Permit System.
Mining Agents, Inspectors Receive Training in Smart Mining Techniques
More than 60 agents and inspectors in the mining sector have received training in smart mining techniques by the Liberia Forest Sector Project.
Senior Managing Partner of Liberiaâ€™s Largest Rice Producer Nominated as Agriculture Minister
President George Weah has nominated the senior managing partner of Fabrar Liberia, Jeanine Cooper, as the new minister of agriculture.
River Cess Farmers Abandon Farms in Fear of Marauding â€˜Bush Cowsâ€™
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.