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

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist on the company says that value reduction within the space of web tariff has been realized, though affordability remains a challenge which makes it beyond the attain of average Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service supplier, Comium admits that considering the earning of an odd Gambian, the price of internet remains to be a bit costly. However, he said the worth of the internet goes down drastically compared to a decade ago.

Sometimes you marvel if it’s value paying a lot for web when you anticipate to pay salaries and make income,” says Fatou Touray, the CEO of Kerr Fatou, an online media outlet which produces and disseminates totally different TV programmes online. IFAD invests in rural individuals by empowering them to reduce 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 establishment and a UN specialised company primarily based in Rome. He hails the creation of ACE submarine cable which was launched in 2012 as well as the national fiber backbone in course of relieving entry value and the price of the web. Gassama prime the advantage listing of video assistant referees for the sixth edition of the championships.

Momodou Bah, a freelance journalist working for worldwide media retailers, wants regular web 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 web cost. As a community, we do lots of live streaming and that requires lots of web.

These areas according to the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished youngsters, women and young folks which are largely vulnerable to climate change. She famous that these challenges are amplified by weak public institutions and personal service operators, excessive population growth, low agricultural productivity, and restricted access to sources.

Despite complaints about the price, Musa says the quality of the companies is preserving and rising Africell’s prospects. Also in the record of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can also be on the CAF benefit record nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three occasions Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the list of CAF most well-liked brief list 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 presently pursuing his Advanced Diploma programme. Jeffang is a passionate advocate for the rights and welfare of media employees and presently serves as the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He however cautions that to maintain 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 help the gamers available within the market. At continental entrance, he also officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

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 can be one of many 25 referees for the match. The final event of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed completely for gamers featuring in 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 finest 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 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 within the country.

In a country where many individuals reside on hand-to-mouth system, common monthly earnings spent to buy mobile data or broadband packages value 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 knowledge. Most of the local internet users today access the web by way of their phone knowledge. Comium Building alongside Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is remitted to regulate internet service providers and their services.