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Liberian farmers use SMS to get better prices.

Farmers in Liberia can now access market pricing information through SMS on their mobile phones. Agricultural Market Information and Linkage System (AMILS) was launched this week by Agro, Inc., a regional agribusiness specializing in linking farmers to markets. AMILS was designed to make agricultural markets work better for Liberian farmers, specifically targeting smallholder farmers in often isolated rural areas.

From Food Crisis to Food Surplus: The Fertilizer Miracle.

In 2005, Malawi was unable to feed itself and nearly five million of its 13 million people needed emergency food aid. Flash forward to 2008; Malawi has been a net exporter of food aid the past two years running.

Liberia: Agriculture and Infrastructure Development Project

Liberia: Investment Potential in Country's Palm Oil Sector, IFC Study Reveals

Liberia, Major boost for Liberia palm oil farmers

Agro, Inc. Sponsors Miss Liberia Competition

 

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Liberia: Rebuilding Agriculture from Scratch

Special Focus: Food Security in Liberia

WFP scales up Liberia school feeding for over half a million children

FAO & emergencies: Liberia: Critical Humanitarian Gaps Appeal

How the rise of basic commodity prices impacts Liberians

Rubberwood, the Success of an Agricultural Byproduct

Profile: Natural Rubber Industry of Liberia

Questions in Development: Why are Liberian farmers so poor?

Empowering Cocoa Farmers in Liberia

 

 

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Liberia - Agriculture and Food - Country Profile

FAO Country Profiles and Mapping Information System - Liberia

USAID Africa: Agriculture

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