Retired Public Official Expresses Pride in Being An Agriculturist

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Although Liberia is an agriculturally-rich country, with abundant vegetation and fertile soil, it is still a challenge getting farming to be prioritized above other...

Women Farmers to Get Awareness on Climate Change

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In an effort to combat climate change in the country, at least 75 female farmers from two districts in Gbarpolu County are expected tomorrow...

Montserrado Farmers Prioritize Pepper Production

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 Over 100 farmers at Chinese Farm, Mount Barclay, Montserrado County have prioritized the production of Pepper to earn more money during this farming season.In...

4,000 Local Farmers Recruited for Food Security Project

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 The program officer of the Farmers Union Network of Liberia (FUN), John Alphanso Perkins, has disclosed more then 4,000 local farmers from Bong, Grand...

Former Supt Predicts Dark Cloud over Liberia’s Food Security

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 Former Nimba County Superintendent, Robert Kamei, says Liberia will in a few years be forced to import all of its food needs to keep...

FUN to Resume Farmers’ Consultation

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 The Farmers’ Union Network of Liberia (FUN) is expected to soon resume its consultation meeting with farmers across the country.The program officer of FUN,...

‘Life is Difficult in Bong’

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Some subsistence farmers of Bong County, particularly those residing in Salala, Salala District, have said that the lack of support to farmers is making...

National ToT Workshop on SRI Practices Ends in Kakata

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 The national trainers of trainers (ToT) workshop on the practices of System of Rice Intensification (SRI) workshop on last Thursday ended in Kakata, Margibi...

WAAPP- Liberia Trains Journalists, Extension Workers

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Last Saturday The West African Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP-Liberia) completed its first media-training workshop for Liberian journalists and extension agents at the Central Agriculture...

Farmers to Adopt New Method for Rice Production

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Farmers in Liberia are expected to adopt a new way of cultivating lowland rice to obtain high yield after the completion of a 3...

Vast Land, Yet Immense Hunger

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Bong, Nimba and Lofa Counties were once considered the “bread baskets” of Liberia prior to the outburst of the civil crises that lasted for...

Local Farmers Organization Makes SOS Call

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A local farmers’ organization in Weala, Margibi County has launched an SOS call to the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and non-governmental organizations working in...

Peri-urban Farmers Face Land Crisis

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More than 100 farmers engaged in agriculture activities on a 75-acre swamp land in Zubah Town, Duport Road, Paynesville, are likely to cease from...

Engaging Youth in Agriculture: A Strategic Plan

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It is a glaring fact that youth unemployment is one of the major concerns facing both developed and developing countries. The youthful population of...

FUN Commission 17 Extension Workers

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The Farmer Union Network of Liberia (FUN), with support from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) through the Italian government, has commissioned 17...

Head of EU Delegation Presents Resource Material to Observer’s Library

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By Joaquin SendoloThe Head of Liberia’s European Union Delegation, Attilio Pacifici, has presented a Soil Atlas to Daily Observer Publisher Kenneth Y. Best, in...

ArcelorMittal, RICCE Conservation Agriculture Gains Momentum

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By Ishmael F. Menkor The newly-introduced farming method known as “conservation agriculture” launched in Nimba by ArcelorMittal and the Rural Integrated Center for Community Empowerment...