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    Agriculture Ministry To Ensure Projects Impact Farmers

    Agriculture Ministry To Ensure Projects Impact Farmers

    MONROVIA, March 14 (LINA) – “Our focus now at the Ministry of  Agriculture (MOA) is ensuring that current and incoming donor-funded projects in the agriculture sector make maximum impacts on farmers. Read more »

    Honorable Minister of Agriculture Jeanine Milly Cooper Says CARI Will be Restored To Its Pre-War Status

    Honorable Minister of Agriculture Jeanine Milly Cooper Says CARI Will be Restored To Its Pre-War Status

    Suakoko, Bong County, Saturday, March 7, 2020) Agriculture Minister, Jeanine Milly Cooper, said priority is being placed on immediately restoring the country’s only agriculture research center, the Central Agriculture Research Institute (CARI), to its pre-war status by making it functional and helpful to farmers as she toured the center on Saturday. Read more »

    Agriculture Minister Insists on Inclusion of Liberian Private Sector on the National Oil Palm Platform

    Agriculture Minister Insists on Inclusion of Liberian Private Sector on the National Oil Palm Platform

    (Monrovia, March 5, 2020) Agriculture Minister, Jeanine Milly Cooper, has insisted on the inclusion of Liberian private sector actors in the production and export of oil palm on the National Oil Palm Platform of Liberia (NOPPOL). Read more »

    TCEP Baseline Survey Training begins at PMU

    TCEP Baseline Survey Training begins at PMU

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – December 12, 2019; A five day training for 20 interviewers and 5 supervisors selected to conduct a baseline survey under the IFAD funded Tree Crops Extension Project (TCEP) in Nimba and Lofa Counties got underway on Thursday at the Project Management Unit, Ministry of Agriculture complex, University of Liberia Annex outside Monrovia. Read more »

    MOA Press Release -No Embargo On Donors

    MOA Press Release -No Embargo On Donors' Funded Projects at the Ministry of Agriculture By Development Partners

    The Ministry of Agriculture hereby clarifies that there is no embargo on any Agriculture Donor Funded Project as is being circulated in public and on various social media fora. Read more »

    Government of Liberia receives additional funding to boost agriculture activities.

    Government of Liberia receives additional funding to boost agriculture activities.

    Monrovia, (PMU,MOA)-November 21, 2019 :The Liberian government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has attracted development finance in an amount of USD 32 million from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) to support the Tree Crop Extension Project (TCEP) and Smallholder Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P) implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture. Read more »

    Acting Minister Precious K. Tetteh Concludes Tour of Projects in Bong & Nimba Counties

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – November 10, 2019; Acting Agriculture Minister Precious K. Read more »

     Ministry of Agriculture Receives Modern Soil Testing Equipment

    Ministry of Agriculture Receives Modern Soil Testing Equipment

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – October 30, 2019; A modern soil testing equipment valued at more than $12,000 United States dollars has been donated to the Ministry of Agriculture by PRAXIS Africa. Read more »

    Ministry of Agriculture Provides Support to Farmers Cooperative in Nimba County

    Ministry of Agriculture Provides Support to Farmers Cooperative in Nimba County

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – October 29, 2019: The Buu-Yao Cocoa Farmers’ Cooperative Society located in Gbloulay, District number five (5) in Nimba County is expected to receive a grant in the tune of $24, 000 United States Dollars from the Ministry of Agriculture through the Tree Crops Extension Project (TCEP) over a three year period. Read more »

    Acting Minister Hon. Precious K. Tetteh Dedicates Six Project Vehicles

    Acting Minister Hon. Precious K. Tetteh Dedicates Six Project Vehicles

     

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – October 21, 2019: The Acting Minister of Agriculture Mrs. Read more »

    Ministry of Agriculture Provides Support to CDA

    Ministry of Agriculture Provides Support to CDA

    Monrovia, (PMU-MoA) – October 22, 2019: The Ministry of Agriculture has provided support to the Cooperative Development Agency to strengthen the training and capacity building function of the agency. Read more »

    Liberia Joins other Countries around the World to Celebrate World Food Day

    Liberia Joins other Countries around the World to Celebrate World Food Day

    Liberia Joins other Countries around the World to Celebrate World Food Day

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    FAO Donates Gadgets To MOA

    FAO Donates Gadgets To MOA

    FAO Donates Gadgets To MOA

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    Government, FAO Sign Agreement

    Government, FAO Sign Agreement

    Government, FAO Sign Agreement

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    Agriculture Ministry, Bank Executives Hold Meeting.

    Agriculture Ministry, Bank Executives Hold Meeting.

    Agriculture Ministry, Bank Executives Hold Meeting. Read more »

    Report Traces of Caterpillars, Don

    Report Traces of Caterpillars, Don't Panic.....

    Report Traces of Caterpillars, Don't not Panic. Read more »

    President Weah Visits Ministry of Agriculture, Holds talks with Minister Flomo, Development Partners.

    President Weah Visits Ministry of Agriculture, Holds talks with Minister Flomo, Development Partners.

    President Weah Visits Ministry of Agriculture, Holds talks with Minister Flomo, Development Partners. Read more »

    Agriculture Minister Launches Rice Harvest of 200 Acres Mechanized Farming in Foya, Lofa County Lauds Partners for buttressing government Pro-Poor Agenda

    Agriculture Minister Launches Rice Harvest of 200 Acres Mechanized Farming in Foya, Lofa County Lauds Partners for buttressing government Pro-Poor Agenda

    A mechanized harvest of 200 acres in rice production was recently launched in Foya District, Lofa County by Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture Dr. Read more »

    Agriculture Minister Dr. Mogana S. Flomo Jr, Completes Inspection of SAPEC Projects in 12 Counties

    Agriculture Minister Dr. Mogana S. Flomo Jr, Completes Inspection of SAPEC Projects in 12 Counties

    Agriculture Minister Mogana Flomo Jr and team have concluded the inspection of ongoing projects in 12 counties. Read more »

    Liberia Development Depends on Food and Nutrition

    Liberia Development Depends on Food and Nutrition

    Liberia’s Development Depends on Food and Nutrition Says Agriculture Minister Dr. Read more »

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf cuts ribbon on a modern cassava processing Hub in Bensonville City

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf cuts ribbon on a modern cassava processing Hub in Bensonville City

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, recently commissioned a modern cassava processing hub in Dee Town, Bensonville City, Montserrado County that is equipped with various processing equipment. Read more »

    Liberia Joins the Rest Of the World to Celebrate World Food Day, October 16, 2017

    Liberia Joins the Rest Of the World to Celebrate World Food Day, October 16, 2017

    On October 16 Liberia joined the world over to celebrate World Food Day which took place at the Program Management Unit, University of Liberia Fendell campus. Read more »

    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 »