Agric Minister Briefs Ifad On The Standing 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 introduced that he can be one of many 25 referees for the tournament. The final event of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed completely for gamers 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 best Referee Bakary Papa Gassama might be 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 .

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist at the company says that value discount in the area of web tariff has been realized, though 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 incomes of an odd Gambian, the value of web continues to be a bit expensive. However, he said the cost of the web goes down drastically compared to a decade ago.

Sometimes you wonder if it’s worth paying a lot for internet when you expect to pay salaries and make profits,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, a web-based media outlet which produces and disseminates totally different TV programmes on-line. IFAD invests in rural individuals by empowering them to scale back poverty and improve food security. It is estimated that IFAD has provided over US$22.4 billion in grants. IFAD is an international financial establishment and a UN specialised company based mostly in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 in addition to the national fiber backbone towards relieving access value and the worth of the web. Gassama prime the advantage listing of video assistant referees for the sixth edition of the championships.

Momodou Bah, a contract journalist working for worldwide media outlets, needs regular internet entry to get near information and to disseminate news. But not even his status as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the heat of high internet price. As a network, we do a lot of live streaming and that requires a lot of internet.

In a country where many people live on hand-to-mouth system, average monthly revenue spent to buy cellular knowledge or broadband packages cost more than the entire salaries of lots of full-time staff. Internet usage has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the previous decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, resulting to the expansion of cell information. Most of the native web customers today entry the internet by way of their phone data. Comium Building alongside Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to control internet service providers and their services.

These areas in accordance with the Minister are inhabited by food insecure communities, malnourished children, women and younger individuals which might be principally weak to local weather change. She famous that these challenges are amplified by weak public institutions and personal service operators, high population growth, low agricultural productiveness, and restricted entry to assets.

Minister Fabureh pointed out that poverty within the Gambia is generally concentrated in rural areas largely characterised by fragile ecosystems. She said areas alongside the Gambia River are endowed with natural assets however constantly degraded and lack applicable infrastructure and public companies.

Despite complaints about the price, Musa says the quality of the providers is keeping and increasing Africell’s clients. Also in the record 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 occasions Gambia-born CAF referee of the yr, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the many record of CAF most well-liked brief list of referees for 2020 CHAN event in Cameroon. Jeffang has a Diploma in Journalism from Media Academy for Journalism and Communication , where he’s presently 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 up these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology will have to decrease the costs of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this growth and support the gamers in the market. At continental entrance, he also officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations last between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

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