Flash back: Fabio Lavelanet, CEO of Fabrar-Liberia, purchasing paddy rice from farmers in Lofa.

Lack of Agro Financing Limits Liberia’s Biggest Rice Mill

The lack of agricultural financing is reported to be impeding the ability of Fabrar-Liberia from buying paddy rice from local farmers.
Fabrar is Liberia’s biggest rice industrial processing company based in Kakata, Margibi County. It is purchases paddy rice from farmers and processing it for the domestic market.

Madam Jeannine Cooper, senior partner and founder of FABRAR-Liberia, recently told the Daily Observer in an exclusive interview that her company is faced with the lack of sufficient money to transact business with rice farmers.

Participants with BRAC-Liberia and the EU representatives at the launch of the 2-years food security project

BRAC Liberia, EU Launch 2- years Food Security Project

BRAC-Liberia and the European Union (EU) have launched a 2-year food and nutrition security project that is aimed at assisting vulnerable rural Liberians, who are engaged in agricultural practices.

The project, which costs US$1.5 million, was launched on Monday, January 30, at a resort in Monrovia.

The ceremony brought together EU Ambassador to Liberia Tiina Intelmann, Agriculture Minister Moses Zinnah, a representative from the World Bank and several other distinguished personalities.

ZOA has broadened farmers’ smiles and needs to expand its initiative as farmers celebrate with their products

ZOA Puts Smiles on Farmers Faces

Farmers in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties over the weekend confirmed to reporters the improvements in their living conditions and incomes through the cassava value chain and village savings loan programs implemented by ZOA and ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency). The programs are funded by the EU.

Charney Rogers engages in agriculture to educate village children in Dumah

Charney donates school materials to Dumah Community Schoo

Farming for Education and the Future Charney and the Children of Dumah Village

A young woman, Charney Rogers’ desire to help educate rural community kids in Bong County has shown her sense of humanity in a world where those who can afford to provide such needs shy away for obvious reasons.


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