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Environmental Activist Endorses Reservation of Four Forest Parks as ICCA

By Madiba Singha                                                                                                            Nfamara Drammeh, an environmental activist last week Wednesday commended the Ministry of Environment for the declaration of four forest parks as...

Environmental Advocate Denies Allegations, Stands Firm on Environmental Concerns

By Madiba Singhateh, Hatab Nyan, and Louise Jobe Environmentalist Lamin Jassey, a member of Gunjur Tourism and EcoTourism Association, has refuted recent claims suggesting that...

GEA Opposes Degazetting of Nyanibereh Forest Park

By Nelson Manneh Muhammed Hydara, the Secretary General of the Gambia Environmental Alliance (GEA), said his institution strongly opposes the government's decision to de-gazette Nyanibereh...

President of TRAHASS Calls on Government to Preserve Lands

By Madiba Singhateh The President of TRAHASS Traditional Healers Assembly in the Gambia has said that they “should rather reserve our land than to...

Salt water intrusion wreaks havoc in Faraba- Sutu Rice Fields

By Nelson Manneh The women in Faraba-Sutu have recently abandoned their fertile wetlands due to intrusion of salt water into the swamplands (‘Faros’).Faraba-Sutu is located...

Tallinding-Coloban residents dwelling in the midst of stinking waste water

By Nelson Manneh Tallinding-Coloban residents are dwelling in the midst of filthy, stinking waste water, in an environment not fit for human habitat. Mr Modou Dibba,...

Plight of Artisanal Fishermen in the Fishing Industry

With Madiba Singhateh In this edition of the environment column, we will look into the plights of the artisanal fishermen in the fishing industry...

NEA Reinforces Ban on Use of Plastic Bags

By Sariba Manneh The National Environment Agency (NEA) of the Gambia has renewed its resolute commitment to the fight against the use and importation of...

How prepared is the NDMA to deal with national disasters?

                                          With Madiba Singhateh  Rainfall...

NEA Holds Multi Stakeholder Dialogue on Environment Challenges

By Madiba Singhateh The National Environment Agency, on Monday 19th December 2022, commenced a two day stakeholder’s dialogue in addressing the environmental challenges through the Global...

World Bank Approves $246 Million to Strengthen Coastal Resilience in West...

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2022 :- Populations at immediate risk from coastal erosion, flooding and pollution, and people depending on agroindustry and tourism along the...

WABSA, Others Embark on Cleansing Exercise at Niumi National Park

By Ndey Sowe The West Africa Birds Study Association (WABSA) and Nature Community Development (NCD), in collaboration with Medina Kanuma community, over the weekend embarked...

“Take Care of The Environmental Or It Will Take Care Of...

NEA Executive Director Told Regional Stakeholders By: Sheikh Alkinky Sanyang The Executive Director of the National Environment Agency (NEA) said positive attitudinal change towards the environment...

Floods and Inundation

New Dawn For The Gambia NDMA, Sitrep Give Situation Reports with Madiba Sinhateh  Welcome to another edition of the Environment Column and in this edition, we will...

Jabang Estate Residents Ask For More Help After July Flood Ruined...

By Assan Bah The residents of Janbang Estate on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 called on the government to urgently come to their aid and address...

Banjul Flood Victims Yet to Return To Their Homes

By Amadou Manjang Victims of the recent floods in Banjul Box Bar area, are yet to return to their homes after taking sanctuary in St....

Over 5000 people internally displaced due to flash floods

By: Aja Musu Bah-Daffeh The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) based on its investigation, reports that 5,406 have been Internally Displaced across the communities affected...

Chief Meteorologist Harps On Recent Flash Floods / Climate Change Impacts

By Madiba Singhateh Welcome to this week’s edition of the Environment Column and in this edition, we will bring you excerpts of an interview that...

 MP For Bundung Install Pumping Machines to Dislocate Flooded Waters

By Nelson Manneh MP For Bundung Install Pumping Machines to Dislocate Flooded Waters By Nelson Manneh The National Assembly Member for Bundung-Ka Kunda Honourable Sulayman Jammeh as...

Vendors Voice Frustration on Uncollected Garbage at Coastal Road Market

By Assan Bah Vendors who sell along the coastal road market in Old Yundum, have voiced their frustration and concern on the uncollected garbage at...