05

Aug

IACO’S SECRETARY GENERAL AND DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT END A THREE-DAY WORKING VISIT TO SIERRA LEONE

  The three-day working visit of the Secretary-General Ambassador Solomon Rutega accompanied by his Director of Research and Development Inter-Africa Coffee Organization Dr Celesrine Gatariah to Sierra Leone started on the 27th July and ended on the 29th of July, 2022 and was spearheaded by the Produce Monitoring Board. The visit of the Secretary-General and the Director […]

16

Apr

PMB SOUTHERN TEAM CARRYOUT STORE/WAREHOUSE INSPECTION EXERCISE

The PMB Regional Office South conducted a one-day inspection at The Sierra Tropical Limited  Benduma site, Sumbuya, Lugbu Chiefdom  Bo District. The purpose was to carry out a comprehensive assessment of the warehousing facility to determine its suitability for Export and the subsequent issuance of Store Certificate. The team of Inspectors that took part in this exercise[…]

09

Nov

PMB MANAGEMENT MOURNS FIRE VICTIMS

The Board, Management and Staff of Produce Monitoring Board (PMB) whose headquarter offices are located at 10 Lightfoot Boston Street Freetown mourn the death of the fire victims of a fuel supply tanker that exploded at the PMB Wellington area in Freetown on November 5th 2021, which claimed dozens of lives, caused severe casualties and many properties[…]

15

Oct

ITC TRAINS PMB STAFF ON BRANDING AND DIGITAL MARKETING

Three staff of PMB have benefitted from a two-day training on Branding and Digital marketing from 11th to 12th October 2021 organized by SheTrades West Africa Project implemented by the International Trade Centre for SME’s and Business Support Organisations and held at the New Brookfields Hotel in Freetown. The training is aimed at helping cashew and tropical[…]

12

Oct

CBI AND PMB TRAIN COCOA COOPERATIVES ON COCOA QUALITY MANAGEMENT

  A four-day training which started with a virtual session (29th, 1st and 4th October 2021) and ended with a practical session for Cocoa Cooperatives organized by the Center for the promotion of imports from developing countries (CBI) in collaboration with the Produce Monitoring Board on Cocoa Quality Management was held at Albertson Hall in Kenema. The[…]

23

May

ITC ENDS THREE DAY TRAINING WITH PMB ON GENDER AND CASHEW

SheTrades West Africa Project funded by the Korea International Corporation Agency (KOICA) and implemented by the International Trade Centre has ended a three-day training from the 19th– 21st May 2021 for staff of Produce Monitoring Board on gender and cashew. The training was held at the Royal Hotel in Makeni. Key objectives of the training were as[…]

10

Feb

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AND TEAM VISIT NURSERY ESTABLISHMENT OF BLOCK FARMS IN KENEMA, KONO AND KAILAHUN

The Executive Chairman, Dr. James Vibbi led the team and visited three nursery sites: Levuma, Kenema district, Bayiema, Kailahun district, Moindayfa, Kono district.  According to the Executive Chairman, the inspection visit was to assess the progress of the nursery seedlings and work done by the Produce Monitoring Board (PMB) and the community. He said PMB is providing[…]

29

Jan

SIX PMB STAFF COMPLETE TRAINING ON COCOA QUALITY AND FLAVOR ASSESSMENT TRAINING IN ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST

 The four-day training which started from 10th– 13th January 2021 is a follow-up of a two-session training sponsored by the Centre for the promotion of imports from developing countries (CBI) of the Netherlands for the Produce Monitoring Board and counterparts in the Mano River Union basin. It is a parallel project to the Netherlands Trust Fund (NTF)[…]