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    CNFA-Liberia and Partners Support Commercialization of Local Rice

    CNFA-Liberia and Partners Support Commercialization of Local Rice

    International NGO Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture-Liberia (CNFA-Liberia) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture are working to build the capacity of rice processors to commercialize locally produced rice in the country. Read more »

    MOA Hosts Extension Strategic Consultative Meeting in CARI July 14-15 , 2017

    MOA Hosts Extension Strategic Consultative Meeting in CARI July 14-15 , 2017

    About two hundred extension officers, staff of the Ministry of Agriculture and management of the Program Management Unit on July 14-15 held a two day strategic consultative meeting at the Central Agriculture Research Institute (CARI) in Bong County. Read more »

    Liberia Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Agriculture

    Liberia Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Agriculture

    In Liberia, the counties hardest-hit by Ebola—Lofa, Bomi, Bong, Margibi and Montserrado—are both poor and food insecure. Read more »

    MOA Launched Youth Opportunity Project

    MOA Launched Youth Opportunity Project

    The Government of Liberia received a US10 million dollar grant from the World Bank to implement the ‘Youth Opportunity Project’. Read more »

    FAO to Support MOA Statistics and Information Management Systems

    FAO to Support MOA Statistics and Information Management Systems

    The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Agriculture Organization in Liberia on October 31 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the statistics and information management systems of the Ministry of Agriculture. Read more »

    GoL, FAO, WFP and Partners Celebrate World Food Day on October 16 2016

    GoL, FAO, WFP and Partners Celebrate World Food Day on October 16 2016

    10 October 2016, Monrovia- The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the United Nations specialized agencies of the Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Programme (WFP) and partners will observe World Food Day on October 16, 2016. Read more »

    Africa Feeding Africa Newsletter of Agriculture & Agro-Industry Dept - AfDB

    Africa Feeding Africa Newsletter of Agriculture & Agro-Industry Dept - AfDB

    AS part of the “High 5s” vision and the goal of “Feeding Africa”, the Bank is supporting the preparation of a continent-wide strategy for the transformation of African agriculture titled “Feed Africa: A Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa (2016-2025). Read more »

    MOA Dedicates And Hand Overs Agriculture Related Infrastructures To County Authority In Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County

    MOA Dedicates And Hand Overs Agriculture Related Infrastructures To County Authority In Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County

    The project is undertaking series of activities along the rice value chain to engender increased rice production with yields amounting between 2. Read more »

    WAAPP

    WAAPP's Seed support to Ebola affected countries : Liberia harvests 164 Hectares of foundation seeds rice this year

    Liberia, one of the major country seriously affected by the Ebola outbreak is reviving its agriculture. Read more »

    Harvest of Over Thirty Hectares of Improved Cassava -Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)/WAAPP Liberia Funded Bomi Innovation Platform

    Harvest of Over Thirty Hectares of Improved Cassava -Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)/WAAPP Liberia Funded Bomi Innovation Platform

    Farmers in Western Liberia on Friday, December 18, gathered in a farming village in Bomi County to begin the harvest of over 30 hectares of improved cassava cultivated under the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) supported initiative. Read more »

    WAAPP Liberia Hosts MRU Countries

    WAAPP Liberia Hosts MRU Countries

    WAAPP Liberia Hosts MRU Countries Consultative Meeting to Develop a Strategy to Increase Rain-fed and Upland Rice Production in Mano River Union Countries. Read more »

    Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and Partners launch the Economic Stabilization and Rapid Recovery Seed Intervention, a Post Ebola Initiative for Liberian Farmers

    Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and Partners launch the Economic Stabilization and Rapid Recovery Seed Intervention, a Post Ebola Initiative for Liberian Farmers

    In an effort to address challenges faced in the agricultural sector of Liberia, at least 75 stakeholders in the sector are currently participating in a day 3 day workshop on agricultural research development in Kakata, Mar-Gibi County. Read more »

    Liberians go back to the soil

    Liberians go back to the soil

    A team from the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) Liberia on Tuesday visited Liberia’s lone Agricultural Research Institute CARI in Suakoko Bong County on a 3 day support mission, to assess the level of work at the cassava cuttings and rice seed multiplication centers. Read more »