- Search Results
 
 
Award Winner Nudges Colleagues To Report On Food Security
Date Uploaded: Oct 20, 2015

 Bong County  Flag

 

 

Award Winner Nudges Colleagues To Report On Food Security
By Philip T. Singbah, LINA Bong County Correspondent

GBARNGA, October 19 (LINA) - The Production Manager of Radio Gbarnga, Jefferson Massah, has promised to use his recent international award as a stepping stone to encourage other Liberian journalists to report on food security issues in the country.

Massah recently won the prestigious George Atkins Communications Award from the International Board of Farm Radio based in Ottawa, Canada.

The Award was established in 1991 to recognize radio broadcasters for their outstanding commitment and contributions to food security and poverty reduction in low-income countries.

Speaking to the Liberia News Agency upon his return from a trip to Ghana where he received the award, Massah said he would embark on an initiative to further sharpen the skills of Liberian journalists to help strengthen farmers’ productivity around the country.

He pointed out that a partnership agreement with the International Board of Farm Radio is being formulated to support the establishment of an institution in Liberia to pass on his achievement to other local journalists.

Massah encouraged broadcasters to use their skills in developing agriculture-related radio programs to further motivate farmers and policy makers.
LINA PTS/JGT/TSS/PTK

 

latest headlines
LEC Holds Community Engagements Against Power Theft
The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has renewed its warning to individuals engaged in power theft to desist, as it was costing government i ...more
Cuttington University Promises To Sustain EHELD Projects
The Administration of the Cuttington University has assured the Excellence in Higher Education for Liberian Development (EHELD) of its commitment ...more
Justice Banks Decline To Issue Prohibition Against Korkoyah
Supreme Court Justice-in-Chamber Philip A. Z. Banks Thursday declined to grant the writ of prohibition requested by Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh against ...more
VP Boakai Assures LACC Of Support To Tackle Graft
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has assured the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) of his unreserved commitment to tackle the scourge of c ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Luxembourg On ‘National Day'
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to His Royal Highness, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, on that country’s Nati ...more
ECOWAS Envoys Congratulate Pres. Sirleaf
The Dean of ECOWAS Ambassadors and Heads of Mission Accredited to Senegal, General Edouard Tiape Kassarate, has congratulated President Ellen Joh ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency