FAO, United Arab Emirates invest US$4m to support women in agriculture in Liberia

LIBERIA – The United Arab Emirates signed a Memorandum of Understanding with FAO to invest US$4 million in Liberia to help the rural women develop sustainable agribusiness models. The funding will support poultry and vegetable […]

Liberia partners FAO to strengthen fisheries research and capacity building

LIBERIA – The Government of Liberia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to strengthen research in the fisheries sector. The partnership will focus on fisheries […]

Liberia partners with FAO to launch an integrated sustainable rice project

LIBERIA – The Liberian government in collaboration with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched an Integrated Sustainable Rice System Development Project aimed to boost production. The project was launched at the […]

Kenya lifts ban on Uganda poultry products, eyes wider dairy market

KENYA – Kenya has lifted the ban on poultry and poultry products from Uganda that was imposed two years ago following the outbreak of viral influenza disease in Uganda. Harry Kimutai, Parmanent Secretary in Livestock […]

World Bank launches US$25m project to support Liberian farmers

LIBERIA –  The world bank has approved a US$25 million International Development Association (IDA) credit set to benefit over 17,500 smallholder farmers through Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P) of Liberia. The Daily […]

FAO and MoA inaugurate a new veterinary laboratory in Liberia

LIBERIA – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with Liberia’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) has inaugurated the a refurbished and equipped Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) at the University of […]

RLJ Group to invest US$100m in revamping fishing industry

LIBERIA – The government of Liberia is set to receive US$100 million investment into the fishing industry from RLG Group, an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. The […]

Ghanaian company signs MoU to promote mechanized rice production in Liberia

LIBERIA – A private Ghanaian firm, Abanga and Grace (A & G) Agro-Mechanical Industries and the government of Liberia have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote mechanized rice production in the country. According to […]

Liberia initiates probe into the alleged availability of plastic rice on the market

LIBERIA – The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Liberia has started investigations into the alleged availability of fake rice (rice made from plastic) on the Liberian market. According to the NEWS, the move followed […]