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Liberia: VP Koung Embraces Conduct of Digital Agriculture Census, Meets FAO’s Nation Consultant

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Monrovia — The Vice President of Liberia, Hon. Jeremiah Kpan Koung has assured the Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO)’s Nation Consultant Madam Binta S. Tchicaya the Authorities of Liberia’s dedication to conducting the first-ever Digital Agriculture Census in Liberia.

The Liberian Vice President in keeping with a Launch recommended the FAO for its help of the Nationwide Agriculture Plan and harassed the significance of Agriculture underneath the ARREST agenda of the Unity Occasion-led Authorities.

He then pledged his fullest dedication to help the upcoming Digital Agriculture Census which is able to present dependable knowledge needed to handle the challenges within the Agricultural sector.

VP Koung spoke Friday, March 1, 2024, when the Nation Consultant of the Meals and Agriculture Group (FAO), Madam Tchicaya paid him a courtesy go to at his Capitol Constructing workplace on Capitol Hill.

The assembly was centered round FAO’s help to the Authorities in formulating its 100-day Nationwide Agriculture Plan.

Throughout the assembly, Madam Tchicaya emphasised that Agriculture stays an financial powerhouse whereas stressing the pressing have to mobilize assets to make sure meals safety in Liberia.

The FAO boss additional stated that her group additionally focuses on numerous sectors together with forestry, aquaculture, and fisheries which she famous can spur financial progress and growth.

Madam Tchicaya knowledgeable Vice President Koung of Liberia’s first Digital Agriculture Census which is anticipated to begin in Could 2024.

She stated the Census when concluded will present knowledge on Liberia’s manufacturing capability.

The FAO boss additionally expressed the group’s agenda to switch information and empower farmers by way of numerous cooperatives.

The FAO has operated in Liberia since 1977, offering strategic recommendation and suggestions on insurance policies for agriculture. The Group has collaborated with the Authorities of Liberia to make sure advantages for rural transformation and meals safety.


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