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GIZ, Partners Clean Up Brufut Fish Landing Site

By: Kebba AF Touray The German Development Agency (GIZ) in collaboration with the Fisheries Department, GAMWORKS and the Community of Brufut, under the ECOWAS RSDF...

Gambia to Update its National Determined Contribution on Climate Change

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and National Resources (MECCNAR) has on Tuesday commenced a two-day forum to update its National Determined...

Lawmaker Urges Authorities to Increase Fines Imposed on Violators of Forestry...

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian lawmaker, Bakary Camara, on Monday 9th February 2021, urged forestry officials to revise the Forestry Act and increase the fine imposed...

“Flood Claims Life In Sabi Village Yearly”, Says Hospital Management Committee...

By Kebba AF Touray, Reporting from Sabi Village, URR Mr. Sheriff Sillah, the Chairperson of Sabi Village Health Facility Management Committee, has disclosed to lawmakers...

NDMA Expects Approximately D27 Million to Curb Disasters in Hotspots

By: Kebba AF Touray Mr. Lamin Mass, Director of Administration at the NDMA, has told the Legislative Committee on Health that they are working with...

KMC’s Bakoteh Dumpsite Smoulders Again

Smoke Felt Kilometers Away By Makutu Manneh The Mayor of the Kanifing Municipality Talib Ahmed Bensouda, has informed the press that smoke from the recent Bakoteh...

Vendors Blame BAC for Failing to Address Sanitary Issues at Fish...

By Kebba Mamburay Vendors, especially those selling commodities around the Ice-Plant at the Brikama Market, have blamed the Brikama Area Council (BAC) for its ineffectiveness...

Gov’t States Its Commitment to Protect Gambia’s Forest Cover

By Ndey Sowe Fafa Sanyang, the Minister for Petroleum and Energy, has revealed that there are ranges of measures which the governments, together with development...

Petroleum Ministry Launches Alternative Cooking Fuels to Reduce Fuel Wood Consumption

By Ndey Sowe The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has Tuesday launched alternative cooking fuels to promote sustainable management of the country’s scarce forest resources. The...

CSOs Empowered On Environmental Protection

Abdoulai G. Dibba Two Civil Society Organisations in the Central River and North Bank Regions have been trained on the techniques and skills in lobbying...

Another Abundant Catch of Juvenile Fish In Tanji

By Hatab Nyang There has been another abundant catch of juvenile fish at the Tanje fish landing site last Tuesday, December 22nd 2020, with many...

Juvenile Fish Caught in abundance in Gunjur

By Hatab Nyang On Saturday December 19th 2020, this reporter witnessed many boats disembarking their catches on the beach in Gunjur, comprising juvenile ‘bonga’ and...

Land, Natural Resource Grievances and How to Redress Them

with Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another Edition of the Environment Column and in this edition, we will feature Land, Natural Resource Grievances and how to...

Anti-Forest Fire Campaigners Frown Over Illegal Bulldozing of Bamboo Forest

By Madiba Singhateh Anti-forest fire campaigners on Friday 18th Decembers meet at the NACOFAG office in Brikama, together with Principal Forestry Officer and Plantation Section...

REDD Consultation on Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem Projection in The Gambia

With Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another Edition of the Environment Column and in this edition, we will talk about the consultation meeting on the conservation...

BAMBOO FOREST BULLDOZED YET AGAIN

By Madiba Singhateh Another area of the Bamboo forest measuring 150m × 80m, has been bulldozed yet again by the same land dealer called Modou...

‘‘Warmer Weather Conditions Will Prevail Till November’’ Chief Forecast Officer at...

With Madiba Singhateh Climate change includes global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases, and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. Though there have been previous periods of climatic...

Climate Change; Change in Rainfall Pattern; Inundations

With Madiba Singhateh & Fatoumata Jallow Welcome to another Edition of the ‘Environment’, the Column that seeks to educate and inform the readership on issues...

Government Urged to Be More Transparent With the Extractive Industry

MUHAMMED S. BAH (MS) The extractive industry in The Gambia has been operating for decades, but experts and anti-corruption advocates believe it’s less transparent. In 2017,...

Addressing Floods: NDMA Regional Coordinator Calls for Engineering Study

By Kebba Mamburay Ms. Binta Sey-Jadama, the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) Regional Coordinator, has emphasized the need for stakeholders to come together and conduct...