- Search Results
Bong County Farmers Want to be e-Registered
Date Uploaded: Jul 29, 2016

Bong County Flag




Bong County Farmers Want to be e-Registered

By Ballah M. Kollie, LINA

MONROVIA, July 27 (LINA) – Farmers in Kokoyah Statutory District, Bong County, are calling for inclusion into the E-Registration Platform
recently launched under the Liberia Agricultural Transformation Agenda (LATA).

Lead farmer Ansumana Sirleaf told the Liberia News Agency Wednesday on behalf of his colleagues that they have not been registered under the E-Registration Platform recently launched by the Liberian Government.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf launched the Platform on May 21, 2016 at the Klay Agricultural Vocational Training Center in Bomi County.

During the launching ceremonies, the Liberian leader commended farmers for making the nation a food secure country as compared to depending on the traditional extractive resources of rubber, iron ore  and timber for the development of the country.

The E-registration platform is intended to register Liberian farmers to empower them through the supply of high yield seedlings, training, and provision of fertilizers.

The Ministry of Agriculture recently released a report in which it said it had concluded a 45-day registration of 149,000 farmers in more than
200 communities last March.

Meanwhile, Bong County Agriculture Coordinator Monica Honore has clarified that the first E-registration process was a pilot phase
intended to register a certain number of farmers across the country.

Honore revealed that the second and final phase is expected to be launched shortly.

She assured farmers who were not part of the first phase that they will be in phase two.


latest headlines
‘Poverty Rate Still High In Africa,’ Says WB Lead Economist
World Bank Lead Economist and the author of the Africa’s Pulse Report, Punam Chuhan-Pole, has observed that with poverty rates still high in th ...more
African Media Group Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Journalist
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) says it has received with shock reports that Famous Giobaro, a desk editor with the state-owned Glory ...more
LNP Assures Female Contestants Of Full Protection
Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has assured women vying in the October elections of full police protection during their campaign process ...more
WFP Official Urges Joint Efforts For ‘Zero Hunger’ Goal In Liberia
The World Food Program (WFP) Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Abdou Dieng, has called for collaborative efforts by Liberians to ach ...more
Apostle Suleman Coming To Liberia Again
The President and Founder of the Nigeria-based Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) international is due in the country for a two-day crusade beginning Ma ...more
Police Chief Nudges Youth To Embrace Peace
Police Inspector-General Gregory Coleman has called on Liberian youths to do away with violence and embrace positive thoughts and actions for the ...more
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency