“Community engagement method should be used to eliminate rabies in Liberia, ”says Dr. Fallah

‘Use Community Approach to Eliminate Rabies’

The Principal Investigator on the Ebola Natural History Study in Liberia Dr. Mosoka Fallah has called on Liberians to embark on the same spirit used during the fight against the Ebola virus disease outbreak through its communities engagement to eliminate rabies from Liberia.

Dr. Fallah made the statement yesterday at the celebration of World Rabies Day under the theme: “Educate, Vaccinate and Eliminate’ held at the Duport Road Health Center in Paynesville.

Dr. InoussaAkintayo and farmer during the introduction of new varieties of rice

Africa Rice Introduces New Varieties of Rice

As climate change currently takes center stage in many global discussions as a result of its huge effect on agricultural productivity in many African countries, Africa Rice has introduced new varieties of rice to enable farmers have successful harvest within 95 days whether rain or sun.

According to Africa Rice Country Representative Dr.Inoussa Akintayo, the introduction of the varieties of rice to local farmers is a demonstration to reduce the effect of climate change on farmers in the country.

USAID FED’s Deputy Chief of Party Boima Bafaie urges farmers to make use of what USAID FED has left for them

Farmers Urged to Build on What USAID FED Started

The Deputy Chief of Party of the United States Agency for International Development’s Food and Enterprise Development (USAID FED) Mr. Boima Bafaie has urged local farmers in the country to build on interventions provided by FED to improve productivity.

He made the statement at the two-day agribusiness exposition held at the Monrovia City Hall recently under the theme: “Building a Food Secure Future in Liberia Using the Value Chain Approach.”

Min. Zinnah and FAO Director during the signing ceremony

GOL, FAO Strengthen Partnership

The Government of Liberia through the ministry of Agriculture has signed a Country Programming Framework (CPF) with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as a means of strengthening its partnership to reduce hunger in the country for 2016 to 2019.

VP Boakai and USAID-FED Cjief of Party

VP Boakai Wants Gov’t, Partners Held Accountable for Poor Agricultural Results

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has said that Liberians must hold both the Government and development partners accountable if the huge sums of money spent in the agriculture sector do not improve the livelihood of Liberians.
He made the statement Tuesday in his keynote speech at the opening of the 2016 Liberia Agribusiness Exposition held at the Monrovia City Hall in Sinkor under the theme: ‘Building A Food Secure Future in Liberia.’


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