1,500 Liberian rice farmers receive seed vouchers as pandemic aid

 Rice Today   |  

The USAID Feed the Future Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity  (LADA) provided 1,500 smallholder rice farmers in Bong, Nimba, and Lofa Counties with 58 metric tons of improved rice seed varieties to enable them to meet the food security challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic.

LADA launched the Seeds Voucher Fairs in June 2020 to complement the Liberian Government’s effort of providing seeds to farmers to mitigate the risk of food insecurity as a result of the ongoing impact of the viral pandemic.

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