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Agric Minister Briefs Ifad On The Status Of Agriculture In 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 introduced that he would be one of many 25 referees for the event. The ultimate tournament of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed completely for gamers featuring in their home leagues might be held from April 2020 in the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s finest 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 recently in Rome, Italy to attend the 43rd session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Develop .

These areas based on the Minister are inhabited by food insecure communities, malnourished children, women and young people which may be largely susceptible to climate change. She noted that these challenges are amplified by weak public institutions and private service operators, excessive population growth, low agricultural productiveness, and limited access to assets.

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

In a rustic the place many individuals stay on hand-to-mouth system, average month-to-month income spent to buy mobile knowledge or broadband packages price greater than the entire salaries of a lot of full-time workers. Internet utilization has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the previous decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, ensuing to the expansion of cellular data. Most of the local web users today entry the web via their cellphone knowledge. Comium Building along Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is mandated to regulate web service suppliers and their companies.

Momodou Bah, a freelance journalist working for worldwide media retailers, needs common web entry to get close to news and to disseminate information. But not even his standing as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the heat of high web value. As a network, we do a lot of live streaming and that requires a lot of internet.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist at the company says that worth discount in the space of web tariff has been realized, though affordability remains a challenge which makes it beyond the attain of common Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service supplier, Comium admits that considering the earning of an strange Gambian, the worth of internet remains to be a bit expensive. However, he said the worth of the internet is going down drastically compared to a decade ago.

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

Sometimes you surprise if it’s price paying a lot for web whenever you anticipate to pay salaries and make income,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, an online media outlet which produces and disseminates different TV programmes online. IFAD invests in rural individuals by empowering them to scale back poverty and increase food security. It is estimated that IFAD has offered over US$22.four billion in grants. IFAD is a world financial establishment and a UN specialised company based in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 as well as the nationwide fiber backbone towards relieving entry cost and the value of the web. Gassama top the advantage list of video assistant referees for the sixth version of the championships.

Despite complaints about the price, Musa says the standard of the services is keeping and increasing Africell’s clients. Also in the list of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can be on the CAF advantage list nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three times Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the listing of CAF most well-liked quick record 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 employees and at present serves because the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He nevertheless cautions that to maintain these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology should lower the costs of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this development and support the players out there. At continental front, he additionally officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ultimate between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.