FED Monthly Report: January 2012

During this month, the Food and Enterprise Development program for Liberia continues to establish its Field offices in its counties of operations (Margibi, Bong, Grand Basa, Lofa and Nimba). The Urban and Peri-Urban has been successfully established in surrounding communities in Kakata and Monrovia areas. Meanwhile, the treadle pump manufacturing selection process continues as well as treadle pump train-of-train and selection of tainees. There was a three days training held with Welekamah Farmer Base Organization in Gbarnga City at CARI. The training was training these farmers into understanding of doing agriculture as a business not for only feeding family. There have also been filed visits Gbarnga, Kakata and Monrovia to find out the level ICT involvement as it relates to ICT in agribusiness in Liberia. As results from these field visits, the ICT in agribusiness component of the FED has organized an upcoming training package for community base radio stations and students from BWI. These training will be done Liberia Media Centre “LMC” through IREX as a resource points.

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