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Framework for Smallholder Agriculture Program Validated

By Madiba Singhateh Dawda Badjie, Deputy Director of the National Environment Agency (NEA) together with stakeholders, on Tuesday 6th June 2021 validated the Environment and...

Fire Outbreak Ravages Pipes of Golden Lead Fishmeal Factory

By Hatab Nyang A fire outbreak at the dumpsite behind Golden Lead Fishmeal Factory in Gunjur Beach on the 1st July, 2021 had caught many...

Letter from Muhammed Ceesay, Project Manager, Activista/Gambia

On CLIMATE CHANGE A lethal product of Capitalism Final Part Scientific timelines on global temperatures indicate that, 2020, five years after the Paris Agreement, was one of the...

World Food Program Hands Over Four Automated Weather Stations to Government

By: Kebba AF Touray The United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) with funding from the European Union, on Wednesday 30th June 2021, handed over four...

COP26 Regional Ambassador to Engage Gambia on Mitigating Climate Change

By Nelson Manneh Janet Rogan, the COP26 (Conference of the Parties) Regional Ambassador for West Africa, has on Thursday 24th June 2021 visited The Gambia where...

Ecosystem Restoration in The Gambia

With Madiba Singhateh Welcome to another edition of the Environment and in this week’s Edition of the Column, we bring you a statement from Kemo...

Potable Water Remains A Challenge To Thousands Of URR Inhabitants

By Lamin Fatty, URR Correspondent Thousands of inhabitants in the Upper River Region (URR) are still decrying the unabated challenge to access potable water on...

NUMEROUS FISH FOUND ON SANYANG BEACHES

In the midst of protein deficiency in our meals By Hatab Nyang A large quantity of fish have been found on the beaches of Sanyang this...

SEASONAL RAINFALL PREDICTION FOR JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER (JAS) 2021&SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GAMBIA

with Madiba Singhateh  (Courtesy of the Department of Water Resources) Welcome to another edition of the Environment Column and in this edition, we bring you the...

Weather Office forecasts ‘normal’ rainfall this year

The weather office has predicted ‘normal’ rainfall this coming rainy season over large areas of the country. According to a statement issued by this office,...

Dive into Gambia’s Resilient Sea-grass Project

With Madiba Singhateh Resilient Sea-grass is a project introduced in The Gambia and seven other neighboring countries in order to enhance and map out sea-grass...

Court Hands Over Confiscated Containers of Rosewood to the State

By Madiba Singhateh Over 17 containers of rosewoods- banned timber species under the protection of International Trade in Endangered Spices of Wild Flora and Fauna...

Ministry Mapping Out Ways of Addressing Brikama Fish Market Sanitary Problems

By Kebba Mamburay The acting permanent secretary at Ministry of Fisheries, Mr. Omar Gibba, said his ministry is working hand-in-glove with GamWorks to conduct a...

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...