Empowering Smallholder Farmers: The Backbone of Gambia’s Agriculture

Gambia, a small country in West Africa, is home to a thriving agricultural sector that plays a crucial role in its economy. Central to this sector are smallholder farmers, who…

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ROOTS Project Empowers Communities with Gender Action Learning System Training

On Friday, June 28, 2024, the ROOTS project wrapped up a comprehensive four-day training session for the Regional Facilitators of the Gender Action Learning System (GALS) at Mansakonko, Lower River…

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Minister’s Visit Highlights Progress in Rice Production Initiatives in URR

On Day 3 of the Minister’s visit, the team arrived at Fatoto in the Upper River Region (URR), marking significant progress at a year-two rice intervention site. Initially targeting 20…

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Minister’s Team Visits Jahally Pacharr: Advancing Rice Self-Sufficiency

The Minister’s team, including the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Director General of the Department of Agriculture, the ROOTS Project Director, and ROOTS staff, continued their field…

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Honourable Minister of Agriculture’s Field Visit to Assess Rice Growing Preparations

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Demba Sabally, has embarked on a comprehensive three-day field visit from June 19th to 22nd to evaluate the readiness for the forthcoming rice growing…

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ROOTS Youth-Based Matching Grant Round Two Award Ceremony

Today, the ROOTS project celebrated a significant milestone by awarding Matching Grants to 86 deserving youth applicants. This follows a rigorous selection process designed to identify the most qualified beneficiaries.…

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Training of Trainers on Diversified Curricula for Gambia Songhai Initiative Training Center

The Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) Training Center has embarked on a transformative journey through a comprehensive Training of Trainers program. This initiative is a significant part of the capacity-building efforts…

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ROOTS Mid-Term Review Mission

On the auspicious Monday of April 15th, 2024, the ROOTS Endeavor graciously hosted the IFAD Mid-Term Evaluation Expeditionary Corps at the esteemed ROOTS headquarters nestled in Abuko. Led by the…

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Revolutionizing Agricultural Sustainability: Signing Ceremony Marks Commencement of Community Vegetable Gardens Project

In a significant stride towards enhancing agricultural sustainability, the ROOTS project orchestrated a momentous signing ceremony this afternoon at its headquarters in Abuko, marking the commencement of works for twenty-two…

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Tracking Progress: NBR ROOTS Committee’s 2023 Project Monitoring

The NBR ROOTS Regional Steering Committee recently engaged in a comprehensive monitoring exercise, closely assessing the strides made in implementing the 2023 project initiatives. Delving into the details after their…

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