20

Mar

PMB & ITC TRAIN FARMERS ON COCOA QUALITY MANAGEMENT

The Produce Monitoring Board and the International Trade Centre have ended a six-day (23rd March – 23rd -28th March 2020) training with Cocoa Cooperatives at the Albertson hall in Kenema. The training was to enable Cocoa Cooperatives to understand Cocoa quality management processes, procedures and practices identify key opportunities and challenges in the Cocoa sector and proffer […]

27

Feb

IDENTIFICATION OF FEMALE BENEFICIARIES FOR THE UPCOMING COMCASHEW FEMALE CASHEW FARMERS EMPOWERMENT PILOT PROJECT

The Female Cashew Farmer Empowerment Project is targeting female farmers in various communities in northern Sierra Leone. The project is looking forward to support female cashew farmers who already owned land for which they do not share ownership with either their husband, immediate or extended families. In the case where interested females do not have land and[…]

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[…]

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[…]