FED Activity Highlights: November 2013

Food and Enterprise Development (FED) Activity Highlights for November 1st–15th, 2013

  • FED farmers and staff focused time and energy on harvesting rice and making estimated yield measurements in Bong, Nimba and Lofa counties.
  • FED partnered with the Fuamah Cooperative in Bong County and provided guests like US Ambassador Deborah Malac firsthand experience of the rice harvest and the methodology behind Urea Deep Placement (UDP) pilot fertilization.
  • FED assisted in mobilizing another 21,000 LD in loans from local MFI Liberia Entrepreneurial & Asset Development (LEAD) for its vegetable farmers in Nimba county.
  • Recruitment for FY14 farmers is progressing in all counties across all value chains.
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