Agriculture

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Gambia: Developing Irrigation for Enhanced Agricultural Production in Gambia

 The Gambia's anti-hunger campaign recently got a major boost following a renewed commitment by the number one farmer, the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr. Yahya Jammeh during his recent 'Dialogue with the People Tour'. President Jammeh's pronouncement that The Gambia, a small country in West Africa, will not import rice come 2016 has been highly embraced. In fact farmers across the country, most especially those in the provinces, have been spurred to increase production in their quest to meet the presidential declaration.

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Using knowledge to power agricultural innovation in Africa

Knowledge is the bedrock of information and a driving force in today’s world. The field of agriculture has a lot of information that can be harnessed to improve food security in Africa. However, some questions come to mind: Are we aware of the availability of such information? Who has acces to it? What information is the most important?

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Gambia: U.S.$26.6 Million Food and Agricultural Development Grant Ratified

 

Lawmakers at the National Assembly Tuesday unanimously considered and ratified a US$26.6M Grant Financing Agreement between the government of The Gambia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) for Food and Agriculture Sector Development Project (FASDEP).

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