FAO in Liberia

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05 April 2018
Liberia is a country with a significant amount of the Guinean Forest and covers more than 40% of the country. For decades, Liberia had experienced low deforestation rates, but due to recent economic recovery, the forestry sector is in a reform phase. Recently, the sector has increased its investments in...
04 April 2018
Monrovia - The new Country Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to Liberia, Ms Mariatou Njie has pledged FAO strongest commitment in assisting the Government of Liberia to achieve food security. Presenting her letter of credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Gbehzohngar Findley at...
29 March 2018
Monrovia The United Nations Human Security Trust Fund (UNHSTF) implemented in Nimba, Grand Gedeh, River Gee and Maryland Counties has helped enhance the capacities of rural farmers through sustainable agriculture production. Madam Meliakeh Suah, Administrator (Rural Women & Girls Promoters for Sustainable Development-RWGP) in Nimba County said with support from FAO,...
12 March 2018
Monrovia- In an efforts to mitigate and boost the resilience of farmers against the Fall Armyworm (FAW) infestation on maize, vegetable and other related food crops in Liberia, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) during the week held a two-day interactive training section for vegetable producers...
20 February 2018
Monrovia- Forty (40) vegetable farmers from 10 rural communities in Margibi and Montserrado Counties including extension technicians are being trained in Farmer Field School (FFS) methodology to become trainers. Through a project title: “Sustainable production and marketing of vegetable and poultry for Urban/Peru-urban women and youth”, the training was jointly organized...