NaLoA president calls on women, youth to participate in livestock rearing

Friday, November 24, 2017

The National Livestock Owners’ Association (NaLoA) president, Ebrima O. Jallow, has called on women and youths to participate fully in livestock, small ruminant rearing.

He said NaLoA seeks to better the lives of the livestock value chain actors of The Gambia in the areas of primary health care and production, livestock security and anti cattle rustling, animals’ commercialization with value addition and marketing, sound environmental and natural resources management.

He made this remarks during the Kombo North livestock owners’ association annual meeting.

He called on stakeholders in the agriculture sector to support young people project to enable them participate in sheep fattening and poultry production to discourage irregular migration.

The association’s West Coast Region chairman, Alhagie Dembo Santang Bojang, advised members of the association to remain united in their operational activities for the interest of the Gambian public.

NaLoA district members for Kombo North, Alagie Gebe Bah and Ali Ceesay, both thanked the government of The Gambia for their efforts in the development of livestock in the country.

Aja Mai Bojang of Brufut, a NaLoA member appealed to the women to equally participate in livestock production to increase their socio economic status. 

Author: Yai Dabba