The World Bank has approved US$55 million credit financing to address challenges in the agriculture sector in Liberia.
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.
Several towns and villages in Bong are experiencing infestations from caterpillars, a situation that is negatively affecting farming communities.
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Executive Committee on COVID-19, ECOC, announce the launch of Liberia’s first Agriculture Transport Permit System.
More than 60 agents and inspectors in the mining sector have received training in smart mining techniques by the Liberia Forest Sector Project.
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.