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

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 can be one of the 25 referees for the event. The final event of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed solely for gamers that includes of their domestic leagues might be held from April 2020 in the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s best Referee Bakary Papa Gassama might be a part of the panel on Video Assistant Refereeing while Abdul Aziz Bolel Jawo joins his colleagues as assistant referee. Minister for Agriculture Amie Fabureh was lately in Rome, Italy to attend the forty third session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Develop .

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

These areas based on the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished children, ladies and younger individuals which are largely weak to climate change. She noted that these challenges are amplified by weak public institutions and personal service operators, excessive inhabitants development, low agricultural productivity, and restricted entry to sources.

Minister Fabureh pointed out that poverty within the Gambia is mostly concentrated in rural areas largely characterised by fragile ecosystems. She said areas along the Gambia River are endowed with pure sources however constantly degraded and lack applicable infrastructure and public providers.

Despite complaints about the price, Musa says the quality of the services is keeping and growing Africell’s customers. Also in the listing of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can also be on the CAF advantage record nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three occasions Gambia-born CAF referee of the yr, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the listing of CAF most well-liked brief list of referees for 2020 CHAN match in Cameroon. Jeffang has a Diploma in Journalism from Media Academy for Journalism and Communication , the place he’s at present pursuing his Advanced Diploma programme. Jeffang is a passionate advocate for the rights and welfare of media staff and currently serves as the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He nevertheless cautions that to hold up these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology should decrease the prices of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this growth and help the players available within the market. At continental entrance, he also officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ultimate between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist at the company says that price reduction in the space of internet tariff has been realized, although affordability stays a problem which makes it beyond the attain of average Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service supplier, Comium admits that contemplating the incomes of an odd Gambian, the price of web continues to be a bit expensive. However, he mentioned the value of the internet is going down drastically compared to a decade in the past.

Sometimes you marvel if it’s worth paying a lot for internet if you anticipate to pay salaries and make income,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, an internet media outlet which produces and disseminates completely different TV programmes online. IFAD invests in rural people by empowering them to scale back poverty and increase meals safety. It is estimated that IFAD has offered over US$22.four billion in grants. IFAD is a world monetary institution and a UN specialised company based in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 as nicely as the nationwide fiber spine in path of relieving entry price and the value of the internet. Gassama top the merit listing of video assistant referees for the sixth edition of the championships.

In a rustic the place many individuals stay on hand-to-mouth system, common month-to-month revenue spent to purchase cell information or broadband packages value more than the whole salaries of a lot of full-time workers. Internet usage has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the previous decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, ensuing to the expansion of cell knowledge. Most of the local web users today access the internet through their phone knowledge. Comium Building along Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to manage web service providers and their services.

Momodou Bah, a contract journalist working for worldwide media retailers, needs common web entry to get near information and to disseminate news. But not even his standing as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the warmth of high internet cost. As a network, we do lots of stay streaming and that requires lots of internet.