Agric Minister Briefs Ifad On The Standing Of Agriculture In The Gambia

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In March 2013, FIFA named Gassama as one of many fifty potential referees for the 2014 World Cup. On 15 January 2014, FIFA introduced that he could be one of many 25 referees for the match. The last match of the sixth version of the CHAN competitors designed completely for gamers that includes in their domestic leagues might be held from April 2020 in the cities of Yaounde, Garoua, Douala and Limbe. Gambia’s highest standing performer and Africa’s best Referee Bakary Papa Gassama shall be a half of the panel on Video Assistant Refereeing whereas Abdul Aziz Bolel Jawo joins his colleagues as assistant referee. Minister for Agriculture Amie Fabureh was recently in Rome, Italy to attend the 43rd session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Develop .

In a rustic where many individuals reside on hand-to-mouth system, common month-to-month revenue spent to buy cellular knowledge or broadband packages price more than the entire salaries of plenty of full-time employees. Internet usage has grown tremendously in The Gambia over the past decade. Smartphone penetration has spiked, ensuing to the expansion of mobile knowledge. Most of the local internet customers right now access the web through their phone information. Comium Building along Kairaba AvenueThe Public Utilities Regulatory Authority is mandated to control internet service suppliers and their companies.

Despite complaints about the cost, Musa says the standard of the services is keeping and rising Africell’s customers. Also in the record of referees and assistant referees is Abdul Azziz Bolel Jawo who can additionally be on the CAF benefit list nominated as assistant referee for the Championship. Three times Gambia-born CAF referee of the year, Bakary Papa Gassama is among the list of CAF most well-liked short record of referees for 2020 CHAN match in Cameroon. Jeffang has a Diploma in Journalism from Media Academy for Journalism and Communication , where he’s at present pursuing his Advanced Diploma programme. Jeffang is a passionate advocate for the rights and welfare of media workers and at present serves because the president of Young Journalists’ Association of The Gambia . He nevertheless cautions that to keep up these low tariffs, PURA and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology should lower the prices of licenses and tariffs to accommodate this growth and help the players in the market. At continental entrance, he additionally officiated the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final between Ghana and Cote D Ivoire.

Matarr Touray, a Senior Economist on the company says that value discount in the space of web tariff has been realized, although affordability stays a challenge which makes it past the attain of average Gambian. Sulayman Gaye, the Customer Care Supervisor of telecoms service provider, Comium admits that considering the earning of an ordinary Gambian, the value of web remains to be a bit costly. However, he stated the price of the internet is going down drastically in comparability with a decade ago.

The Minister accompanied by her Permanent Secretary Momodou Mbye Jabang briefed the organisation concerning the standing of agriculture within the nation.

These areas according to the Minister are inhabited by meals insecure communities, malnourished children, girls and young individuals which would possibly be mostly susceptible to climate change. She famous that these challenges are amplified by weak public establishments and personal service operators, high inhabitants progress, low agricultural productivity, and restricted entry to assets.

Momodou Bah, a freelance journalist working for international media outlets, needs common web access to get near information and to disseminate news. But not even his standing as a heavyweight journalist with good paycheck exempts him from feeling the heat of excessive web cost. As a community, we do lots of live streaming and that requires a lot of web.