FAO in the Gambia
FISH4ACP analysis shows potential and identifies sustainability challenges of oyster production Spurred by strong local demand, oyster production in The Gambia offers economic opportunity and social benefits, especially for women, according to an analysis presented today to experts and stakeholders, who discussed ways to reverse declining oyster stocks while improving safety and...
14 June 2022, Banjul – Two farmers and an Agriculture Extension Worker from Liberia have concluded a week-long study tour in The Gambia. The journey funded by FAO Liberia aims to foster the learning of best agricultural practices between farmers. During the study tour, the delegation visited and held interactive discussions...
Moshibudi Rampedi FAO Representative to The Gambia We celebrate World Food Safety Day to draw global attention to health and nutrition issues caused by eating food and drinking water that may be contaminated. Food safety principles play a significant role in ensuring that food remains safe in every stage of the food...
In the Gambia, malnutrition is a major health issue. In four of the seven regions of the country (Basse, Janjangbure, Kuntaur and Mansa Konko), eight percent of the population are food insecure or highly vulnerable to food insecurity, with the most vulnerable groups being women and children. Statistics indicate that...
Banjul – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries Water Resources and National Assembly Matters hosted a two-day Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem (CCLME) National Consultancy Meeting on 14 and 15 April 2022. The consultancy brought together stakeholders from national...
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