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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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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THE NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE (NSC) OF THE ROOTS PROJECT EMBARKED ON A SIX-DAY FIEL VISIT TO PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION SITES

The National Steering Committee (NSC) of the ROOTS Project, on Monday 22nd August 2022, embarked on  a six-day field visit to project implementation  sites. The objective of the mission was…

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ROOTS Breakfast briefing with the National Assembly Select Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

  On Saturday 30thJuly 2022, the ROOTS Project organized a briefing session for the National Assembly Select Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development at Tamala hotel in Kololi. The aim…

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Visit of the IFAD Associate Vice President for PMD

The IFAD associate Vice President in charge of Program Management Department Donald Brown came on two-day working visit in The Gambia. VP Brown is accompanied by Sana Jatta Director of…

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GENDER ACTION LEARNING SYSTEM (GALS) FACILITATORS TRAINING

. On Wednesday 8th June the ROOTS Project held a three-day training for its Gender Action Learning System The Team comprises of project beneficiaries from nine communities, staff from partner…

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Handing over ceremony of Cold Storage Facility to Contractor

Last week (Tuesday 17th to Thursday 19th May 2022) ROOTS project handed over three sites to Afro-Works Company Ltd for the construction of Cold Storage Facilities. The project aims at…

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