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

In March 2013, FIFA named Gassama as one of the fifty potential referees for the 2014 World Cup. On 15 January 2014, FIFA announced that he would be one of the 25 referees for the event. The ultimate tournament of the sixth version of the CHAN competition designed exclusively for players featuring of their home leagues shall be held from April 2020 within the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s most interesting Referee Bakary Papa Gassama shall be a half 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 43rd 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 in regards to the status of agriculture in the nation.

In a rustic the place many people live on hand-to-mouth system, common monthly revenue spent to purchase mobile knowledge or broadband packages price more than the whole salaries of lots of full-time workers. Internet utilization has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the past decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, resulting to the growth of mobile information. Most of the local web customers right now access the web by way of their cellphone knowledge. Comium Building alongside Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to manage web service providers and their providers.

Sometimes you wonder if it’s worth paying a lot for internet if you anticipate to pay salaries and make profits,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, an online media outlet which produces and disseminates different TV programmes on-line. IFAD invests in rural individuals by empowering them to reduce poverty and increase food security. It is estimated that IFAD has provided over US$22.4 billion in grants. IFAD is an international monetary institution and a UN specialised agency based mostly in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 as well as the nationwide fiber spine in the direction of relieving entry value and the worth of the web. Gassama top the advantage list of video assistant referees for the 6th version of the championships.

Momodou Bah, a contract journalist working for worldwide media retailers, needs regular internet entry to get close to information and to disseminate information. But not even his status as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the heat of excessive internet price. As a community, we do lots of reside streaming and that requires plenty of web.

These areas based on the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished youngsters, women and young folks that are principally susceptible to climate change. She noted that these challenges are amplified by weak public establishments and personal service operators, high inhabitants growth, low agricultural productiveness, and restricted access to resources.

Minister Fabureh pointed out that poverty within the Gambia is usually concentrated in rural areas largely characterised by fragile ecosystems. She said areas along the Gambia River are endowed with natural resources but continuously degraded and lack appropriate infrastructure and public companies.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist on the agency says that price discount in the area of web tariff has been realized, though affordability remains a problem which makes it beyond the attain of common Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service provider, Comium admits that considering the earning of an odd Gambian, the worth of internet remains to be a bit costly. However, he stated the value of the web goes down drastically compared to a decade ago.

Despite complaints about the cost, Musa says the standard of the companies is preserving and rising Africell’s customers. Also in the list of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can be on the CAF merit listing nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three instances Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the many record of CAF preferred brief listing of referees for 2020 CHAN event in Cameroon. Jeffang has a Diploma in Journalism from Media Academy for Journalism and Communication , where he’s currently pursuing his Advanced Diploma programme. Jeffang is a passionate advocate for the rights and welfare of media workers and at present serves because the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He nonetheless cautions that to take care of these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology should decrease the costs of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this progress and assist the gamers out there. At continental front, he additionally officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ultimate between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

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