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FAO Country representative speaks about sustainable fisheries/aquaculture practices In the Gambia.

With Madiba SinghatehWelcome to another edition of the Environment Column. In this week’s Column, we will bring you an interview that this Columnist had...

Forest Trade Fair Showcases Forest Products to mitigate against Environmental Degradation

With Madiba SinghatehWelcome to this week’s Edition of the Environment Column and in this Edition, we will bring you the Forest Trade Fair which...

Sunny Oil Factory in Mandinari directed to comply

By Madiba Singhateh/Louise JobeSunny Oil Factory in Mandinari has been directed to comply with conditions of production that will not harm the health of...

Dutch Tourist Couple on Beach Cleansing Exercise Urge Gambians To Reciprocate

By Madiba SinghatehDutch couple Bonne Bergsma and Wieker De Jong, said they are now engaged in cleaning Gambia’s beautiful beaches every year, when they...

‘State Will Transfer Forest Lands To Communities In Three Years’ Forest...

By Madiba SinghatehThe Marketing and Analysis Development (MA&D) Officer at the Department of Forestry has disclosed that in three years’ time, the state will...

Mandinary Villagers Raise Concerns Over Sunny Company’s Waste Emissions

By Louise JobeA press briefing was organized by the Mandinary Village Development Committee (VDC) over waste emission concerns allegedly generated by the sludge recycling...

Bad Odour Chases Away Tourists From Paradise Beach

By Hatab NyangTourists residing or visiting Paradise Beach on Tuesday, the 19th of November 2019, complained to this reporter about the bad odour they...

Intercepted Juvenile Fish Rots, Buried At Gunjur Beach

By Hatab NyangThis is a developing story on the one carried in yesterday’s publication of Foroyaa regarding the interception of a lorry with juvenile...

Garbage heap forces closure of old yundum schools

By Kebba SeckaSchools in Old Yundum have temporarily closed due to unbearable stench from garbage heap in the environment.Speaking to this medium, the head...

The Environment An Important Sector On Which Livelihoods Depend On’...

By Ndey SoweThe Minister of Environment Lamin Dibba, said people’s livelihoods depend on the environment which makes it such an important sector; that without...

Fish-meal Industry Demands Worries Artisanal Fisher-folk In Gambia, Sub-region

With Madiba SinghatehWelcome to another Edition of the Environment and in today’s Column we will take a look into the issue of the high...

Alahin Bolong’ In Kartong Awash With Dead Fish

By Louise Jobe Recent reports have it that the ‘Alahin Bolong’ at Kartong was awash with dead fish. Lamin Demba a resident of Sifoe village...

Tujereng Village launches Pilot Project on Waste Management

By Makutu MannehTujereng Village on Saturday 5th October, 2019 launched a pilot project called "Tujereng Jambandoo" to convert organic waste to resources fertilizer.‘Jambandoo' is a...

Redeployment Of Brikama Regional Forestry Officer Raises Eyebrows

By Madiba Singhateh    Information reaching Foroyaa indicate that the West Coast Regional Forestry Officer Ousainou Cham, has been redeployed to the North Bank Region. The redeployment...

‘Forty Containers of Semi-Processed Timber Approved For Export’ Environment Minister clarifies

By Madiba SinghatehThe Ministry of the Environment is said to have approved the export of forty containers of semi-processed timber out of the country.The...

Baddibu Jumansarr Villagers Lament Transportation, Marketing Difficulties

By Hatab Nyang The people of North Bank Region's (NBR) settlement of Jumansarr in the Upper Baddibu District have complained of transportation and marketing difficulties...

Fallen tree obstructs Traffic in Bwiam

Lamin Fatty Traffic in Bwiam on the South Bank halted for more than 7 hours on Monday 23rd September 2019, after a big tree fell...

INTERNATIONAL CLEAN-UP DAY Environment Minister Urges Citizens to Protect Marine Ecosystem

By Madiba Singhateh The Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change Lamin Dibba, has urged Gambians to protect the country’s marine ecosystem through regular...

Government, UNDP sign $2Million Environmental Project

State House, Banjul, 18 September 2019 - The Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service, Mr. Muhammed Jallow Wednesday afternoon presided over the...

Communities in Upper Baddibu Embark on Tree Planting Exercise

By Hatab Nyang  Seven communities in Upper Baddibou have on Saturday, September 14th 2019, planted more than 10,000 trees ].  The exercise which was organised by...