Agric Minister Briefs Ifad On The Standing 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 introduced that he could be one of many 25 referees for the tournament. The final match of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed completely for players that includes of their domestic leagues shall be held from April 2020 in the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s most interesting Referee Bakary Papa Gassama might be a half of the panel on Video Assistant Refereeing while 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 .

These areas in accordance with the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished kids, women and young folks that are mostly susceptible to local weather change. She famous that these challenges are amplified by weak public institutions and private service operators, high population growth, low agricultural productivity, and restricted entry to assets.

The Minister accompanied by her Permanent Secretary Momodou Mbye Jabang briefed the organisation in regards to the status of agriculture in the country.

Minister Fabureh identified that poverty in the Gambia is mostly concentrated in rural areas largely characterised by fragile ecosystems. She stated areas along the Gambia River are endowed with pure assets however continually degraded and lack appropriate infrastructure and public services.

Momodou Bah, a freelance journalist working for international media outlets, needs regular internet access to get close to information and to disseminate news. But not even his standing as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the heat of excessive internet cost. As a network, we do lots of live streaming and that requires a lot of web.

In a rustic the place many individuals stay on hand-to-mouth system, average month-to-month income spent to purchase mobile knowledge or broadband packages cost more than the complete salaries of a lot of full-time employees. Internet usage has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the past decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, ensuing to the expansion of cellular data. Most of the local internet customers today access the web via their telephone knowledge. Comium Building along Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to regulate internet service providers and their companies.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist on the company says that worth discount in the space of web tariff has been realized, although affordability remains a challenge which makes it past the reach of average Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service supplier, Comium admits that contemplating the earning of an strange Gambian, the value of internet continues to be a bit costly. However, he stated the worth of the web goes down drastically compared to a decade in the past.

Despite complaints about the cost, Musa says the standard of the services is preserving and increasing Africell’s clients. Also in the listing of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can additionally be on the CAF benefit listing nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three instances Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the many listing of CAF most well-liked brief record of referees for 2020 CHAN tournament 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 presently serves as the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He however cautions that to take care of these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology must lower the prices of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this development and support the players out there. At continental entrance, he additionally officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations last between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.