GROW Liberia Team Leader, Mr. Reibel Giving the Overview of the Program

GROW Liberia Launches US$22M Agriculture Markets Program

As part of the Post Ebola Economic Recovery in Liberia, GROW Liberia has launched a US$22 million budget facilitation of support to the development of markets and value chains in agriculture program in Monrovia.

The program is intended to initiate and promote economic growth and stability for the poor through partnerships with value chain actors, specifically targeting smallholder farmers in key agricultural sectors, including vegetables, rubber, oil palm and cocoa.

GROW Liberia, Deputy Team Leader, YoQuai Lavala

GROW Liberia to Start New Program in Agriculture

GROW Liberia will this Wednesday begin its landmark “Making Markets Work for the Poor,” (M4P) agricultural markets development program in Monrovia. 

 The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Amara Konneh, will give the keynote address while Ambassador Sofia Strand of Sweden will launch the event and spell out the Swedish Government’s commitment to Liberian agricultural market development.

Prez Sirleaf on a guided tour of the facilities with Premier Homes CEO, Floyd Thomas (R) during the climax of the dedicatory ceremony

Prez Sirleaf Encourages Liberians to Invest At Home

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf last Thursday led an array of personalities, including government officials to perform a dedication of the newly constructed modern housing units in Gbengbar Town, around the VOA Junction in Paynesville City, outside Monrovia.

 The complex, which comprises several modern designed houses, is constructed by Premier Developers JV Company, a wholly Liberian owned company, headed by its president and chief executive officer (CEO), Floyd Thomas.

A cross-view of the Ganta entrepreneurs

New Mineral Water Factory Inaugurated in Ganta

 In an effort to reduce poverty and create more jobs in in Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, a group of business entrepreneurs under the banner, Ganta Traders Incorporated has inaugurated a mineral water factory. This exercise, according to our correspondent, is the first component of the group’s investment.

Inaugurating the Mineral Water Factory yesterday in Ganta City, the leader of the group said their dream is to build housing estates, export cars, and as well build a multi-purpose factory that will create more jobs for the residents.


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