The Concerns of Women is Our Concern

Smallholder farmers play a significant role in food production and Women make up around 70% of The Gambia’s agricultural workforce!By engaging rural women in the design and implementation of sustainable…

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FEEDBACK FROM SOME OF ROOTS BENEFICIARIES

Smallholder farmers make up the majority of those living in poverty. They are often unable to produce enough food to meet their own needs. This leaves them struggling to break…

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THE NAMA FOR ‘RURAL ELECTRIFICATION WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE GAMBIA

The NAMA for ‘Rural Electrification with Renewable Energy in The Gambia’ offers the country the opportunity to accelerate access to electricity through small-scale, off-grid, and stand-alone projects, as well as…

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MECCNAR LAUNCHES NATIONAL TREE PLANTING MONTH

The Minister of Environment Climate Change and Natural Resources Hon Rohey John Manjang has said that The recent flood occurring in the Gambia is due to human behavior and we…

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THE GAMBIA LED GLOBALLY ON AMBITIOUS CLIMATE CHANGE

Gambia has demonstrated strong ambition globally in combatting climate change by submitting a Second Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC2) in 2021 whose commitment was widely commended for being the only NDC…

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TRANSFORMING FOREST FOR PEOPLE AND CLIMATE – A FOCUS ON WEST AFRICA.

The Department of Forestry under the Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Natural Resources, in collaboration with FAO the Gambia, kick-started a validation workshop for a legal Analysis report drafted…

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Agric Minister Briefs IFAD on the Status of Agriculture in The Gambia

The Hon. 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 (IFAD). The Minister…

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National Horticulture Show

The annual event initiated under the purview of the horticulture technical services unit will strengthen farmers’ potential in producing more for the food security of the Gambia. The series of…

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Wet season production from a ROOTS supported garden, thank you Yallal Tankonjala

Yallal first year of vegetable production, they are currently harvesting okra. They also have cucumber, and water Mellon. As part of Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), weighing and recording are done…

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IFAD Supervision mission Team meeting with the ROOTS Team (Project Support Unit) at the ROOTS conference room.

IFAD Supervision mission Team meeting with the ROOTS Team (Project Support Unit) at the ROOTS conference room. Supervision mission starts from 19th September to 8th October 2022. The main objective…

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