07

Jan

DIASPORA FOCUS HONORS PMB BOSS Dr. JAMES VIBBI

Diaspora Focus on the 7th December 2019 awarded the Executive Chairman of Produce Monitoring Board Dr. James Vibbi for his diligent in reviving the Agricultural sector in the country which has gained international recognition. The award ceremony was held at Golden Tulip Hotel, Freetown where people were awarded from all sectors of life. Receiving the award, the[…]

21

Dec

PMB Awards Farmers and Exporters

The Produce Monitoring Board has awarded farmers and exporters at the Third Quality Produce Fair in Kenema City in the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone. The Board awarded farmers and exporters in the cocoa, coffee, rice, ginger and cashew nut sectors after assessment and inspecting of their produces and exporters who export the highest produces. The award[…]

20

Dec

Chief Minister Commends PMB Boss

The Chief Minister, Prof. David Francis has commended the Executive Chairman of Produce Monitoring Board Dr. James Vibbi for reviving the Agricultural Cacao show which he said will help to encourage farmers and promote produce in the country.He made the commendation during the 3rd Quality Produce Fair held in Kenema.  He said that government is determined to[…]

17

Dec

PMB Holds Third Quality Produce Fair in Kenema

The Chief Minister, Prof. David Francis has on the 17th December 2019 attended the Third Quality Produce Fair (QPF) in Kenema which showcased the best of the country’s farming enterprises and produce. Speaking on behalf of President Bio and the agriculture ministry, the Chief Minister said the Government of Sierra Leone is determined to transform the agriculture[…]

22

Nov

PMB Presents Le250m Cheque to the Eastern University Trust Fund

The Produce Monitoring Board (PMB) in collaboration with the Exporters on Friday 22th November 2019, presented a cheque of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (250,000,000) to the Resident Minister- East, Andrew Fatorma, at his Head Office in Kenema for the transformation of the Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema to a University. Presenting the Cheque, the Executive Chairman[…]

14

Nov

ITC TRAINS PMB ON COCOA QUALITY MANAGEMENT

A five-day training workshop organized by the International Trade Centre under the NTFTV Mano River Cocoa Value Chain Development Project in collaboration with the Produce Monitoring Board on Cocoa Quality Management was held at Dorwaila Inn in Kenema. The training which lasted from the 14th– 18th November, 2019  targeted staff of Produce Monitoring Board, Exporters, Development Partners,[…]

31

Oct

SIERRA LEONE’S COCOA RECOGNIZED AS BEST 50 IN THE WORLD

The efforts of the Produce Monitoring Board to improve the cocoa sector in Sierra Leone have received global recognition during the International Cocoa Awards organized by the Cocoa of Excellence Programme. On 30th October 2019 during an exclusive evening ceremony attended by over 500 cocoa and chocolate professionals, the winners of the 50 Best Cocoa were celebrated[…]

13

Aug

PMB RECEIVES COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS MODEL

The Produce Monitoring Board (PMB) which is charged with the responsibility of regulating and improving the marketing of produce in order to optimize the export earning of farmers in the country has received a Cost Benefit Analysis Model from two consultants who were hired by the International Trade Centre to look into the three marketing systems; the[…]