Bangladeshi agro-based organization to fight food security in Liberia

  • 02nd January 2017
  • by secretary

25 December 2017. Monrovia – Brac-Liberia, a Bangladeshi agro-based organization operating in Liberia has received a 1.5 Million Euros project gear toward addressing food and nutrition security to help end hunger in Liberia.

The money was given to Brac by the European Union to fight or address food security including hunger and nutrition in Liberia.

The project, which is expected to commence early next year, will be implemented in six counties: Grand Cape Mount, Bomi, Grand Bassa, Montserrado, Margibi and Bong Counties.

Brac organised a workshop that seeked to sensitize farmers and stakeholders in the country’s agricultural sector on food and nutrition security across the six selected Counties. Before this project ends in 2018, 390 most vulnerable household groups will be engaged in cash for work,1625 poor households will receive training in poultry and livestock rearing, and the capacity of 5200 smallholder farmers will be built on climate smart agriculture technologies