Agric Minister Briefs Ifad On The Status Of Agriculture Within The Gambia

Aug 21, 2021

The Minister accompanied by her Permanent Secretary Momodou Mbye Jabang briefed the organisation concerning the standing of agriculture in the nation.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist at the company says that value discount in the area of internet tariff has been realized, although affordability stays a problem which makes it beyond the attain of common Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service supplier, Comium admits that contemplating the earning of an odd Gambian, the worth of internet continues to be a bit expensive. However, he stated the value of the web goes down drastically in comparison with a decade in the past.

In March 2013, FIFA named Gassama as one of many fifty potential referees for the 2014 World Cup. On 15 January 2014, FIFA announced that he would be one of many 25 referees for the event. The last match of the sixth edition of the CHAN competitors designed solely for players that includes in their domestic leagues shall be held from April 2020 within the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s finest Referee Bakary Papa Gassama shall be part of the panel on Video Assistant Refereeing whereas Abdul Aziz Bolel Jawo joins his colleagues as assistant referee. Minister for Agriculture Amie Fabureh was recently in Rome, Italy to attend the forty third session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Develop .

Sometimes you marvel if it’s value paying a lot for web whenever you expect to pay salaries and make earnings,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, an online media outlet which produces and disseminates completely different TV programmes on-line. IFAD invests in rural people by empowering them to cut back poverty and increase meals safety. It is estimated that IFAD has offered over US$22.4 billion in grants. IFAD is a global monetary establishment and a UN specialised company based in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 in addition to the national fiber spine in path of relieving access value and the value of the web. Gassama prime the benefit list of video assistant referees for the 6th edition of the championships.

In a country the place many people reside on hand-to-mouth system, common month-to-month income spent to buy cellular information or broadband packages price greater than the entire salaries of a lot of full-time staff. Internet usage has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the previous decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, resulting to the growth of cell information. Most of the local web customers at present entry the internet through their cellphone knowledge. Comium Building alongside Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to control internet service suppliers and their providers.

These areas according to the Minister are inhabited by food insecure communities, malnourished children, ladies and younger people which are mostly susceptible to climate change. She noted that these challenges are amplified by weak public establishments and personal service operators, high population development, low agricultural productiveness, and limited access to sources.