Oct 26, 2011, 12:52 PM
to the communiqué, the project, which will last for 36 months, deals with the
education sector to which
The Departments of State for Basic and Secondary Education, Higher Education, schools, training institutions, UTG and the media are the intended beneficiaries benefit of the funds.
The project, called "Anchor Francophone." comprises of three components namely French as a working language, making the French actor bilingual and Communication.
It would be noted that PADEF made a project proposal in 2001 to the tune of 610,000 Euros in line with improving the teaching of French in the education system. The communique further indicated that the new project is a response to the Gambian request to learn French and improve their bilingual capacity in terms of regional integration.
This is in recognition of the fact that The Gambia is party to many sub-regional and organisations whose meetings are conducted in French.